Pictures for the feast of the Epiphany Years A, B and C

This is a small selection of free-use illustrations, photographs or images based on the readings and prayers/propers in the Roman Catholic lectionary for the feast of the Epiphany.  It is part of the Lectionary Art Series.

See Hymn Suggestions for today for more information about the readings and seasonal notes about this day, and links to other weeks.

Note:  there are many, many artistic works inspired by today's Gospel reading - only a small selection are suggested below.


Adoration of the Magi

Artist: Fra Angelico and Filippo Lippi.

Adoration of the Magi

Artist:    Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

The Magi Journeying (Les rois mages en voyage)

Artist:   James Tissot

The three Magi (Balthasar, Caspar, Melchior)

Artist:    Christian Maurice Engelhardt, 1818 reproduced a work by Herrad of Landsberg (c.1130 - July 25, 1195)

The Adoration of the Magi - from the altarpiece in the Chapel of
King’s College, Cambridge

Artist:     Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)

Line Art

Wise Men Guided by the Star

Source:   Gustave Doré (1832-1883)

Visit of the Wise Men

Artist:     M. Bihn & J. Bealings - 1922

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