Pictures for the 1st Sunday of Lent, Year C (14 February 2016)


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 first Sunday of Lent Year B.  It is part of the Lectionary Art Series.

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



Classical

First Fruits


Source:    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fruit_Basket.jpg
Artist:     Balthasar van der Ast (1593/1594–1657)


The Temptation of Christ by the Devil


Source:    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:F%C3%A9lix_Joseph_Barrias_-_The_Temptation_of_Christ_by_the_Devil_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
Artist:     Félix Joseph Barrias (1822 - 1907)


Jesus Tempted in the Wilderness (Jésus tenté dans le désert)


Source:    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brooklyn_Museum_-_Jesus_Tempted_in_the_Wilderness_(J%C3%A9sus_tent%C3%A9_dans_le_d%C3%A9sert)_-_James_Tissot_-_overall.jpg
Artist:     James Tissot (1836–1902)



Temptation of Christ on the Mount

Panel from the Maesta Altarpiece of Siena (1308-1311)


Source:   http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=49183
Artist:     Duccio, di Buoninsegna, d. 1319



Contemporary

Offering of first fruits

As in Deuteronomy 26:1-11, illustration from a Bible card published by the Providence Lithograph Company between 1896 and 1913




Source:    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thank_offering_unto_the_Lord.jpg
Artist:     Unknown


Biblical illustration of Gospel of Luke Chapter 4


Source:           https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gospel_of_Luke_Chapter_4-6_(Bible_Illustrations_by_Sweet_Media).jpg
Artist:            James Padgett
Attribution:   Distant Shores Media/Sweet Publishing


Jesus is Tempted


Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=48312
Artist:     JESUS MAFA, Cameroon, 1973





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