|The Last Judgment, 1534-41, Michelangelo|
|Universal Judgment, 1303, Giotto|
|Last Judgment, 1431, Fra Angelico|
|The Last Judgment, 1446-62, Rogier van der Weyden|
|The a detail figure of Christ as |
seen by Rogier van der Weyden
in his Last Supper (above)
|The Last Judgment, Duomo, Florence, 1572, Giorgio Vasari|
|Christ from Michelangelo's Last Supper (detail)|
|The Last Judgment, 1560, Jean Cousin|
|Paradise, 1588, Tintoretto. Juxtaposing his painting next to that of Michelangelo's |
Last Judgment presents us with an interesting opportunity to compare
Renaissance classicism with the Mannerist pretensions that followed.
This is the final posting in the Art and Jesus series. I hope I've not offended anyone in writing from a Christian perspective. Given the topic, art and religion are virtually inseparable. The entire series (in slightly abbreviated form) can be seen below, available on YouTube.