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The Passion and Resurrection of Christ Through Famous Paintings

The Crowning of Thorns: Caravaggio
The Crowning of Thorns: Caravaggiohttp://www.jesus-story.net/painting_passion_christ.htm

Most early paintings of the Medieval period and the Early Renaissance center around religious themes. Many prominent museums of the world possess collections of religious art, most especially the Ufizzi in Florence, Italy that features both Medieval and Renaissance art. Many others have a solid collection of religious art such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY City, the Prado in Madrid, The Louvre in Paris and hundreds of churches scattered throughout Europe. Here is a slideshow of seventeen works of art that depict the Passion of Christ.