Artwork List of Famous Christian Art Paintings

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List of the most famous christian art paintings in the world, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The popular christian art paintings on this list are considered to be some of the most recognizable works of art on the planet, so save yourself a trip to the museum and check out this artwork from the comfort of your own home. christian art is an extremely important genre in the art world, so it's no surprise that some of the most recognizable fall under the christian art genre. You can find additional information about these well-known paintings by clicking on the names of the pieces.

Annunciation and I See the Rhythm of Gospel by Michele Wood are included on this poll, along with many more.

This list answers the questions, "What are examples of christian art paintings?" and "What are the most famous christian art paintings?"

Altarpiece of Ober-St. Veit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Christian Art Paintings
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Artist: Albrecht Dürer, Hans Leonhard Schäufelein

Genres (Art): Christian art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Renaissance

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Annunciation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Christian Art Paintings
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Artist: Leonardo da Vinci

Subject: Annunciation

Genres (Art): Christian art, History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance

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Annunciation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Christian Art Paintings
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Artist: Robert Campin, Jacques Daret

Subject: Annunciation

Genres (Art): Christian art

Art Form: Painting

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I See the Rhythm of Gospel by ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Christian Art Paintings
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Artist: Michele Wood

Subject: African American, Creativity, Slavery in the United States, Musician Christian Faith, + more

Genres (Art): Religious image, Allegory, Visionary art, Genre art Religious art, + more

Art Form: Sculpture, Mixed media, Installation art, Painting Tapestry

Period / Movement: Contemporary art

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The Crucified Thief is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Christian Art Paintings
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Artist: Robert Campin (Master of Flemalle)

Subject: Crucifixion

Genres (Art): Christian art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: 1410, Northern Renaissance

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The Virgin and Child with St. ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Christian Art Paintings
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Artist: Leonardo da Vinci

Subject: Saint Anne, Jesus Christ, Blessed Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child

Genres (Art): Christian art, History painting

Art Form: Painting

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Virgin and Child with Saint An... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Christian Art Paintings
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Artist: Masaccio, Masolino da Panicale

Subject: Saint Anne, Jesus Christ, Blessed Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child

Genres (Art): Christian art, History painting

Art Form: Painting

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Virgin and Child with Two Ange... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Christian Art Paintings
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Artist: Sandro Botticelli

Subject: Jesus Christ, Blessed Virgin Mary, Angel, Madonna and Child

Genres (Art): Christian art, History painting

Art Form: Painting

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