3rd Sunday of Easter
Rev David Prentice-Hyers
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The miraculous haul of fish has been the inspiration for many artists and this week’s artwork is an oil on canvas painting from 1545. Based upon an earlier work by Raphael, the painter Jacopo Bassano chose to depict the exact moment when Peter confesses his sinfulness to Jesus.
Bassano, Jacopo, approximately 1518-1592. Miraculous Draught of Fishes, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=55336 [retrieved May 27, 2016]. Original source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Miraculous_Draught_of_Fishes-Bassano.jpg.