The Life of Jesus in Paintings at the Detroit Institute of Art

   P.1839 - §6 That evening Jesus' message regarding marriage and the blessedness of children spread all over Jericho, so that the next morning, long before Jesus and the apostles prepared to leave, even before breakfast time, scores of mothers came to where Jesus lodged, bringing their children in their arms and leading them by their hands, and desired that he bless the little ones. When the apostles went out to view this assemblage of mothers with their children, they endeavored to send them away, but these women refused to depart until the Master laid his hands on their children and blessed them. And when the apostles loudly rebuked these mothers, Jesus, hearing the tumult, came out and indignantly

P.1840 - §0 reproved them, saying: "Suffer little children to come to me; forbid them not, for of such is the kingdom of heaven. Verily, verily, I say to you, whosoever receives not the kingdom of God as a little child shall hardly enter therein to grow up to the full stature of spiritual manhood."

   Adoration of the Magi
   Adoration of Shepherds
   Massacre of the Innocents
  Mother and Child
   Mother and Child + Others
   Holy Family
  Flight into Egypt
  Miraculous Draught of Fishes
  Last Supper
   Ecce Homo
   Carrying of the Cross
   Descent from the Cross
  Saints and Martyrs
  Adam and Eve
  Old Testament
   Greek themes
  Rome and Roman history
   Impressionst paintings
   Other European paintings
   Other subjects