5 Famous Christian Paintings

1. Adoration of the Magi - Is an early painting by Leonardo da Vinci, who given the commission by the Augustinian monks of San Donato a Scopeto in Florence. But he departed for Milan the following year, leaving the painting unfinished.

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2. The Last Supper - Leonardo da Vinci also depicted Jesus instituting communion and shares his last meal with his disciples before death.

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3. Christ in Gethsemane - Is a painting by Heinrich Hofmann. It refers to the events in the life of Jesus between the Farewell Discourse at the conclusion of the Last Supper and his arrest.

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4. Christ Crucified - Diego Valázquez painted his depiction of Jesus on the cross.

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5. The Last Judgment - Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo executed was given the commission to paint a fresco by the on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City.

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