James Jacques Tissot (French painter and illustrator, 1836-1902), "The
Resurrection (La Résurrection)" (1884-1896), Opaque
watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper,
32.4 x 21.1
Museum, New York, NY.
Matthew 28:1-7 NIV|
"1 After the
Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary
went to look at the tomb.
2 There was a violent earthquake, for
an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back
the stone and sat on it. 3 His
appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow.
4 The guards were so afraid of him that they
shook and became like dead men.
5 The angel said to the women, 'Do
not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.
6 He is not here; he has risen, just as
he said. Come and see the place where he lay. 7
Then go quickly and tell his disciples: "He has risen from the dead
and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him." Now I have told