Pictures for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 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 seventeenth 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.


Parable of the Hidden Treasure

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Possibly Rembrandt or Gerard Dou - circa 1630

Solomon writing

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:     Malnazar (1637-1638)

The Wisdom of Solomon

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:     James Tissot (1836–1902)


The Hidden Treasure

Artist:      Jesus MAFA project

Pearl of Great Price


Solomon Prayed to God for Wisdom

Artist:      Various from the Free Bible Images project
License:    May be freely used for teaching purposes

The Lord Appeared to Solomon in a Dream

Source:            Wikimedia
Attribution      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

Line Art

Parable of the Pearl of Great Price

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      John Everett Millais (1829-1896)

The Hidden Treasure

from "Illustrations to 'The parables of our Lord'"
Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      engraved by the Dalziel Brothers, 1864

The Pearl

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Unknown - hired artists from New York hired by Pacific Press Publishing Company expressly to illustrate Christ's Object Lessons by Ellen Gould Harmon White,

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