The disciples Peter and John came running to the tomb on the morning of the Resurrection


In The Disciples Peter and John Running to the tomb on the Morning of the Resurrection by Eugène Burnand, John clasps his hand in prayer while Peter holds his hand over his heart. They are running towards discovery of the moment that forever altered heaven and earth. Just looking at this image one can imagine that Mary Magdalene has just told the disciples that the body is gone. With this news, they start running together towards the tomb with a question in their hearts: Is it really possible that the one that changed our life is Risen? 

Eugène Burnand
Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France
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