Jonah Swallowed up by the Whale| Art for Epiphany 3 B

Jonah 3:1 The word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time…

Jonah Swallowed up by the Whale
GIOTTO di Bondone
Jonah Swallowed up by the Whale (on the decorative band)
1304-06
Fresco
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua
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Previously posted January 22, 2012

Although this humorous detail from the Cappella Scrovegni is not the focus of our reading of Jonah today and was probably executed by an assistant of Giotto, I can’t resist the urge to invite you to spend some time with the whole work.
Click to explore this impressive interior.

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