Resources for Study of the Art of the Sanctorale and the Temporale

The Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

A Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts

Kornbluth Photography Historical Archive

Sacred and Legendary Art volume I (Angels, Apostles, Doctors) by Mrs. Jameson (Longmans, 1870).

Sacred and Legendary Art volume II by Mrs. Jameson (Longmans, 1870).

Legends of the Monastic Orders as Represented in the Fine Arts by Mrs. Jameson (Longmans, 1872).

The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art with that of His Types, St. John the Baptist; and Other Persons of the Old and New Testament by Mrs. Jameson (Longmans, 1881) – Volume I & Volume II.

A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art by Clara Erskine Clement (Houghton Mifflin, 1895).

A Garner of Saints: Being a Collection of the Legends and Emblems Usually Represented in Art by Allen Hinds (Dutton, 1900).

Lives and Legends of the Evangelists, Apostles, and Other Early Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell (Bell, 1901).

Lives and Legends of the Great Hermits and Fathers of the Church, with Other Contemporary Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell (Bell, 1902).

Lives and Legends of the English Bishops and Kings, Mediaeval Monks, and Other Later Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell (Bell, 1904).

The Saints in Art with Their Attributes and Symbols, Alphabetically Arranged by Margaret E. Tabor (Stokes, 1908).

Saints and their Symbols: A Companion in the Churches and Picture Galleries of Europe by E. A. Greene (Whitaker, 1909).

The Saints in Art by Joseph Maria von Radowitz (Victoria, 1898).

Emblems of Saints by Which They Are Distinguished in Works of Art by F. C. Husenbeth (Burns & Lambert, 1850).

Franciscan Legends in Italian Art: Pictures in Italian Churches and Galleries by Emma Gurney Salter (Dent, 1905).

Sacred Symbols in Art by Elizabeth Edwards Goldsmith (Putnam, 1912).

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index by Mercedes Rochelle (McFarland, 1994) (free to borrow with registration).

Mary

Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts by Mrs. Jameson (Houghton Mifflin, 1897).

The Life of Christ

The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art with that of His Types, St. John the Baptist; and Other Persons of the Old and New Testament by Mrs. Jameson (Longmans, 1881).

The Gospel in Art by Albert E. Bailey.

Iconography of Christian Art by Gertrud Schiller – volume I and volume II.

Collections of Images from the Bible

Gustave Doré’s illustrations for La Grande Bible de Tours

Engravings by Léonard Gaultier

Collections of Hagiographic Images

Menologion of Basil II – Vatican Library, Wikipedia Gallery, Walters Art Museum Menologion

Anjou Legendarium – Vatican Library, Morgan Library, Hermitage

Libro primo del Compendio della Vita di tutti i Santi

Les Images De Tous Les Saincts et Saintes de L’Année

Annus Dierum Sanctorum

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