Lent Devotional: Raphael’s Transfiguration

This Lent Devotional focuses on Raphael’s Transfiguration. Just follow the link to find an analysis of the painting and a contemplation on the spiritual implications of the work. Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, commonly known as Raphael, was one of the greatest artists of the High Italian Renaissance. In this work he graphically portrays one of the most […]

Raphael The Resurrection of Christ

Raphael’s work, The Resurrection, is Who was Raphael The Resurrection is the only work of Raphael in the Southern Hemisphere, currently held at the Sao Paulo Museum of Art in Brazil. The work is an oil painting on wood that was at one time believed to be part of a larger altarpiece. Raphael was born […]

“Christ Washing the Disciples’ Feet” – Tintoretto

Christ Washing the Disciples’ Feet was a favorite theme of the artist Tintoretto. He painted at least 6 versions of this famous Bible scene and this is  the most refined and notable. If you are looking for the video, it is at the end of this post. Today is Maundy Thursday. The event commemorated on […]