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Images of Jesus

TO DO: add more images and arrange them chronologically and by place of origin; provide background about the artist, his or her culture, and the location of the depiction; provide an analysis of the meaning of the representation; provide discussion of changes in representations of Jesus as they relate to changes in Christianity; provide discussion of changes in representations of Jesus as they relate to changes in Western art


Greek Orthodox Icon
of Jesus Christ


Roman Catholic image
of Christ under the title
The Sacred Heart


Traditional western Christian
image of the Nativity

(often used in Christmas cards)


Christ Pantocrator icon
from St. Catherine's Monastery on Mt. Sinai,
dated mid to late sixth century



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