Pictures for the 2nd Sunday in Advent, Year B


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 second Sunday of Advent, 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

John the Baptist Preaching in the Wilderness - Cerquozzi

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:     Michelangelo Cerquozzi (1602–1660)



John the Baptist Preaching in the Wilderness - Steen

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:     Jan Steen (1625/1626–1679)



John the Baptist in the Wilderness - Geertgen tot Sint Jans

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Geertgen tot Sint Jans (circa 1460–circa 1488)





Christ the Good Shepherd - from the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=51106
Artist:      Unknown, 5th century




Contemporary

John the Baptist

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=56325
Artist:      Juan Martínez Montañés (1568-1649)
License:   Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike 3.0 License




John the Baptist - from the West Facade of the Rosary Basilica, Lourdes

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=56326
Artist:      Unknown - the building was completed in 1889
Licence    Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike 3.0 License





John Baptised in the Jordan

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Biblical illustrations by Jim Padgett, courtesy of Sweet Publishing, Ft. Worth, TX, and Gospel Light, Ventura, CA. Copyright 1984. Released under new license, CC-BY-SA 3.0




Sand Mountains in the Negev

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Roybb95




Two Advent Candles

Source:    https://pixabay.com/en/candles-christmas-advent-light-507819/





Line Art


John the Baptist Preaching in the Wilderness

Source:    http://www.creationism.org/images/DoreBibleIllus/index.htm
Artist:      Gustave Doré (1832-1883)





Jesus as shepherd with the lost sheep

Source:    Adapted from Wikimedia
Artist:      Unknown









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