Pictures for the feast of the Ascension, Year A (28 May 2017)


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 Ascension of the Lord, Year A.  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

Christ Appears to the Disciples on the Mountain in Galilee

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=49158
Artist:     Duccio, di Buoninsegna, d. 1319
License:     Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike 3.0 License



Ascension of Christ

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=46207
Artist:     Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506)



The Ascension - Copley

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=50177
Artist:      John Singleton Copley (1738-1815)



Ascension from the Rabbula Gospels

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=53846
Artist:      Unknown, circa 566



Contemporary

The mission to the world

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=48314
Artist:      Jesus MAFA project



Jesus Ascending

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54259
Artist:      Unknown




Line Art

Ascension - decorative panel

Source:    Flickr
Artist:      Unknown



Christ Ascending - line drawing

Source:    Flickr
Artist:      Unknown






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