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Women with the Risen Christ
The earliest known
architectural art of the
crucifixion was carved on
the door of St. Sabina
church in Rome in the 430s.
H...
430s, St. Sabina Church, Rome.
The crucifixion on a carved wood panel.
430s, St. Sabina Church, Rome.
Two women at the Empty Tomb with the angel
430s, St. Sabina Church, Rome.
Two women with the Risen Christ
Late 400s, Ravenna.
Ivory with
two scenes:
Two women with the
angel at the Empty Tomb
and
Two women with the
Risen Christ
1100s, Venice.
Two scenes: With the angel and with the Risen Christ
1310-1325, Italy.
Three women with the angel at the Empty Tomb.
1310-1325, Italy.
Three women with the Risen Christ.
One more look . . .
Compare the women’s posture
in the earliest scene with Christ
to their posture in the later scenes.
Two women stand with Christ.
St. Sabina Church, Rome, 430s.
Two women kneel
before Christ.
Ravenna, late 400s.
Two women fall at the feet of Christ.
Venice, 1100s.
Three women fall at the feet of Christ.
1310-1325, Italy.
What happened to the women?
Art as Text
By Ally Kateusz
In honor of Ann Graham Brock
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Women with the Risen Christ

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The changing depiction of women with the resurrected Christ.

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Women with the Risen Christ

  1. 1. Women with the Risen Christ
  2. 2. The earliest known architectural art of the crucifixion was carved on the door of St. Sabina church in Rome in the 430s. Here also appears the earliest architectural art of both resurrection scenes : • The women at the Empty Tomb • The women with the risen Christ
  3. 3. 430s, St. Sabina Church, Rome. The crucifixion on a carved wood panel.
  4. 4. 430s, St. Sabina Church, Rome. Two women at the Empty Tomb with the angel
  5. 5. 430s, St. Sabina Church, Rome. Two women with the Risen Christ
  6. 6. Late 400s, Ravenna. Ivory with two scenes: Two women with the angel at the Empty Tomb and Two women with the Risen Christ
  7. 7. 1100s, Venice. Two scenes: With the angel and with the Risen Christ
  8. 8. 1310-1325, Italy. Three women with the angel at the Empty Tomb.
  9. 9. 1310-1325, Italy. Three women with the Risen Christ.
  10. 10. One more look . . . Compare the women’s posture in the earliest scene with Christ to their posture in the later scenes.
  11. 11. Two women stand with Christ. St. Sabina Church, Rome, 430s.
  12. 12. Two women kneel before Christ. Ravenna, late 400s.
  13. 13. Two women fall at the feet of Christ. Venice, 1100s.
  14. 14. Three women fall at the feet of Christ. 1310-1325, Italy.
  15. 15. What happened to the women?
  16. 16. Art as Text By Ally Kateusz In honor of Ann Graham Brock

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