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 Passion / Palm Sunday Year C. It is part of the Lectionary Art Series.
Hymn Suggestions for this Sunday for more information about the readings and seasonal notes about this day, and links to other weeks.
Jesus enters Jerusalem and the crowds welcome him
Assisi, Lower Basilica, San Francesco, southern transept
Artist: Pietro Lorenzetti (c. 1280 – 1348)
Jesus enters Jerusalem - Giotto
Artist: Giotto (1266–1337)
The Procession in the Streets of Jerusalem (Le cortège dans les rues de Jérusalem) - James Tissot
Artist: James Tissot (1836–1902
Breaking of a Palm Leaf for the Entry into Jerusalem
Attribution: Giotto, 1266?-1337. From Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=46741
Palm branch close-up, and with "Hosanna to the King"
Palm branch - colour