Art inspired by Stories in the Bible

Throughout the history of art many great artists have been inspired by stories in the bible. On this site an ever increasing selection of their work is presented, with every painting linked to a related bible passage. The text is from the King James Bible, also known as the Authorized Version. You will find the full text online, including the apocrypha and the translators' preface.

Recent additions

Quiz: who made the painting? Take the test »

Art of the Day: now also available as a mobile app. Read more »

smartphone / tablet app: Bible and Art in one application. Read more »

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The Last Supper. A dramatic gathering, depicted by many major artists.

The Sistine Chapel: many highlights of Renaissance art in one small building.

An overview of Rembrandt's Biblical Work: over 300 paintings, drawings and etchings.

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