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Christian Art

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  • Christian Art — • Also called ecclesiastical art Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Christian Art     Christian Art     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Christian art — Supper at Emmaus, 1601, by Caravaggio. Oil on canvas, 139 x 195 cm. National Gallery, London. Christian art is sacred art produced in an attempt to illustrate, supplement and portray in tangible form the principles of Christianity, though other… …   Wikipedia

  • Christian art media — differ somewhat between Christian denominations: Catholic Art Church architecture, fresco, paintings, stained glass, sculptures, manuscript miniature, wood carvings, plague columns, and many others. Orthodox Art Church Architecture, icons,… …   Wikipedia

  • Early Christian art and architecture — is the art produced by Christians or under Christian patronage from about the year 100 to about the year 500. Prior to 100 there is no surviving art that can be called Christian with absolute certainty. After about 500 Christian art shows the… …   Wikipedia

  • Cross in Christian Art — The cross, with reference to Christ s passion event, is not found in Christian art in the first centuries. Death by crucifixion was infinitely more painful and degrading than is hanging or electrocution. During the first Christian centuries, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Last Supper in Christian art — The Last Supper, by Bouveret, 1896 The Last Supper of Jesus and the Twelve Apostles has been a popular subject in Christian art,[1] often as part of a cycle showing the Life of Christ …   Wikipedia

  • Early Christian art — also called  Paleo christian Art, or Primitive Christian Art,    architecture, painting, and sculpture from the beginnings of Christianity until about the early 6th century, particularly the art of Italy and the western Mediterranean. (Early… …   Universalium

  • Animals in Christian Art — • Animal forms have always occupied a place of far greater importance than was ever accorded to them in the art of the pagan world Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Animals in Christian Art     Animals in Christian …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Animals in Christian art — In Christian art, animal forms have at times occupied a place of importance. With the Renaissance, animals were nearly banished, except as an accessory to the human figure. Modern Christian art only revives symbols and decoration.Late Antique… …   Wikipedia

  • Christian Archaeology —     Christian Archaeology     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Archaeology     Christian archaeology is that branch of the science of archaeology the object of which is the study of ancient Christian monuments. The modern historian who… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Christian symbolism — Christian cross Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

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