Pictures for the Feast of the Ascension, 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 feast of the Ascension in 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.


Ascension of Christ

Artist:     Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506)

Ascension from the Rabbula Gospels

Artist:     6th century unknown

The Ascension - terracotta with glaze — Museum Duomo, Florence

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Luca della Robbia (1400 – 1482)


Jesus ascends

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

Mosaïque d'une des chapelles de la Basilique Notre-Dame du Rosaire (niveau inférieur) : l'Ascension.

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Unknown

Line Art

Ascension engraving

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Unknown

The Ascension - Dore

Artist:      Gustave Doré (1832-1883)

The Ascension - Dürer

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528)

See also ...

Share this Post


HTML link code:

BB (forum) link code:

Subscribe to

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thanks for commenting. All comments on this website are moderated, so there will be a delay until yours is shown. Deo gratias.