Pictures for the feast of the Presentation of the Lord (2 February) - aka Candlemas

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 Presentation of the Lord, Years A, B and C.  It is part of the Lectionary Art Series.

See hymn suggestions for this feast for more information about the readings and seasonal notes about this day, and links to other weeks.


Presentation in the Temple

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1666

Presentation of Jesus in the Temple

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Ambrogio Lorenzetti (1285-approx 1348)


La presentación de Cristo en el templo

Artist:      Latimore, Kelly
License:   Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike 3.0 License

Jesus' presentation at the Temple

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

Anna with the baby Jesus

Source:    Free Bible Images
Artist:      Good News Productions Int.

Line Art

The Purification

Artist:      Jerome Nadal (1507-1580)

Presentation of the Lord

Source:    Diocesian
Artist:      Unknown

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