Biblical art

Stories in the bible have always inspired artists. In this section you will find a selection of such biblical art, including many highlights from the history of art.

Some old masters are featured with a short biography. We also provide information about special topics and cities that have been of great importance to the history of art.

Search the titles and descriptions of paintings.

All museums in a clickable map.

Here's a timeline listing the artists.

In the glossary you will find art terminology explained.

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James Tissot

The Prodigal Son in Modern Life: The Return (1882)

The Prodigal Son in Modern Life: The Return (1882)

scripture link: Luke 15:21
[work by James Tissot]

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