The Life of Jesus in Paintings at Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice


   P.1651 - §7 On this particular occasion at Simon's house, among those who came in off the street was a woman of unsavory reputation who had recently become a believer in the good news of the gospel of the kingdom. This woman was well known throughout all Jerusalem as the former keeper of one of the so-called high-class brothels located hard by the temple court of the gentiles. She had,

P.1652 - §0 on accepting the teachings of Jesus, closed up her nefarious place of business and had induced the majority of the women associated with her to accept the gospel and change their mode of living; notwithstanding this, she was still held in great disdain by the Pharisees and was compelled to wear her hair down--the badge of harlotry. This unnamed woman had brought with her a large flask of perfumed anointing lotion and, standing behind Jesus as he reclined at meat, began to anoint his feet while she also wet his feet with her tears of gratitude, wiping them with the hair of her head. And when she had finished this anointing, she continued weeping and kissing his feet.

   Visiting Simon the Pharisee
 
 
   Annunciation
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Birth
 
   Adoration of Shepherds
 
  Presentation of Jesus
 
   Mother and Child
 
   Mother and Child + others
 
 
 
 

 

Accademia of Venice

 
 Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venezia
   John the Baptist
 
   Calling of Apostles
 
  Apostles
 
 
 
   Paralytic
 
   Resurrection of Lazarus
 
   Last Supper
 
   Eucharist
 
  Scourging
 
   Crucifixion
 
 
 
 
   Lamentation
 
 
   Entombment
 
   Resurrection
 
   Emmaus
 
   Destruction of Temple
 
  Luke
 
   John Mark
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Saints and Martyrs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Old Testament
 
   Adam and Eve
 
 
   Old Testament
 
 
   Venice History
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Other paintings