Pictures for the 1st Sunday in Lent, Year A

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 thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time, 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.


The Temptation in the Wilderness

Attribution:     Long, John St. John. The Temptation in the Wilderness, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved January 9, 2017].

Christ in the Wilderness

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:     Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoĭ (1837-1887)

Jewish Sacrifice and the Temptation of Christ

Fresco in Rome, Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City)
Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Sandro Botticelli (1444/5 to 1510)

The Temptation of Christ by the Devil

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Félix Joseph Barrias (1822 - 1907)

The Temptation of Christ - Bening

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Simon Bening (circa 1483/1484–1561)


Jesus is Tempted

Artist:      Jesus MAFA Project
License:   Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike 3.0 License

The Temptation of Jesus

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Sweet Media
License:    CC-BY-SA 3.0

Line Art

Pile of rocks

Artist:      Unknown

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