The Bible and Art: Where Did You Spend Your Summer Vacation?

"Where did you spend your summer vacation?

“At the beach!”
“An epic road trip!”

Did you know that in 2014 more than 60 million people visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City? Or that in that same year 9 million people visited the Louvre in Paris?

If you’ve visited any of the great museums of the world, you undoubtedly viewed works of art inspired by the Bible!

Works such as Leonardo da Vinci's "Virgin of the Rock," the beautiful illuminations of the Winchester Bible at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the engravings of the book of Job at London's Tate Museum, or museums with pieces by Rembrandt, one of the greatest Dutch painters, who created over 300 etchings and drawings of Bible scenes and 60 paintings with themes inspired by the Bible!

The Bible—influencing and impacting art throughout the centuries!"


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