Pictures for the 1st Sunday in Lent, 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 1st Sunday of Lent, 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.


The Temptation in the Wilderness - Rivière

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:     Briton Rivière (1840–1920)

Man of Sorrows

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:     William Dyce (1806–1864)

Christ in the Wilderness

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Moretto da Brescia (Alessandro Bonvicino) - circa 1515–20


Jesus is tempted

Artist:      JESUS MAFA is a response to the New Testament readings from the Lectionary by a Christian community in Cameroon, Africa - 1973

Rainbow Over the Pyramid - sign of the covenant

Artist:      Hai Thinh

Noah's Ark Icon

from St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, Amsterdam The Netherlands
Artist:      Natalia Ermakova
License:   Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike 3.0

Rainbow over the wilderness

Source:    Flickr

Line Art

Jesus is Tempted by the Devil

Artist:      Jerome Nadal (1507-1580)

Angels minister to Jesus in the wilderness

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Hieronymus Wierix after Bernardino Passeri. Published in Antwerp in 1563.

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