The symbol of love and peace, Jesus statues are known for their beautiful serenity. Artists have been fired by the ideas of Jesus for centuries and hundreds of depictions of Jesus continue to be made till today. What is it about the figure of Jesus that is so attractive to artists? Is it the blend of quiet strength and dignity amidst suffering, or the pain that He bears on behalf of every man? The holy mystery of Jesus and all that His sacrifice stands for keeps artists and sculptors engrossed.
You can find a variety of statues and sculptures showing the figure of Jesus. Many statues are carved in dark stone for a powerful rugged appeal. You can also find Jesus statues shaped in smooth black stone for a rich look. The color black when used to depict the figure of Jesus has immense power. Black in itself is a combination of intense mystery, sorrow and depth, which makes it an ideal color to portray Christ on the Holy Cross. Pictures of Black Jesus show his human suffering and divine majesty touched by gentle grace. As you see pictures of Jesus carved out of black marble you notice how the dark shade defines the powerful lines of the figure and brings out His noble sorrow for humanity. Take a look at these beautiful pictures celebrating black Jesus.
Crowned Black Jesus
Made out of matte black stone this statue of Jesus shows Him as the King of Heaven. See the gold crown adorning His head for a royal look.
This beautiful marble statue of Jesus stands on a stone base in front of the church, welcoming everyone who enters.
The green surroundings add to the peaceful look of this black Jesus statue. Look at His wide opened arms and the folds of His simple robe.
Dark Stone Jesus
Intricately etched out of black stone Jesus has a warm and welcoming look in this picture. His arms are thrown open in a wide welcome.
The Jesus Gaze
Carved in dark stone this statue of Jesus has a beautiful grace in its lines. Note the compassionate gaze of Jesus as he stands with eyes lowered.
Ornate Black Jesus
Standing against a rich golden background this is a black statue of Jesus with a metallic crown testifying to His divine power and majesty.
Traditional Jesus In Wood
Drawing on old artwork traditions this is a Jesus face carved on a flat wooden surface. Note the rough texture and pattern of the wood.
Sorrowing Black Jesus
See this beautiful black stone sculpture showing Jesus carrying the Cross as He wears His crown of thorns.
Black Jesus On Cross
This small black Jesus statue shaped with elongated lines is placed against a matte wooden cross.
Metal Carved Jesus
A rich metallic look marks this black Jesus. Look at the tiny metal etchings adding to the detailed artwork of the hair and beard.
Seen from down below, this is a Jesus statue that highlight the bold and powerful lines of the stone carving.
A shade of blue tinges this black Jesus statue carved elaborately in stone. See how gracefully the folds have been carved out of the stone for a graceful expression.
Black Jesus Photo
The strong and lean arm of black Jesus spreads out on the Cross in this beautiful picture.
Old Picture Jesus
Carved out of solid stone this Jesus statue depicts His great suffering and passion on the Cross.
Jesus Carrying The Cross
The black shade of this Jesus statue nearly merges with the dark background for a powerful effect. See Him carrying the Cross in this picture.
Powerful Black Jesus
The bent legs and tilt of the head of this black Jesus statue show His silent suffering for humanity.
Medieval Jesus Statue
The stone of this Jesus statue tells tales of sculptors who have passed into the shadows of time. Note the rugged stone look of this Jesus statue.
Jesus The Savior
Jesus has a bright look in this picture as He shines in all His glory. See how he stands peacefully as a messenger of universal hope and love.
Polished black stone has been used to carve this statue of Jesus in a church. Look at the rich look of the Cross on which He is placed.
Take My Hand
Amidst bare trees He stands holding out his hand, asking us to take it and be saved. The old look of the stone indicates it is an ancient statue.
Black Beautiful Jesus
On the black stone body of this Jesus the gold loincloth is wrapped as a symbol of His majesty as the Son of God.
The intricate lines etched on the Cross and the powerful look on Jesus’ face come from the rugged stone used in the sculpture.
Ancient Black Jesus
This ancient stone carving of Jesus has a rough and rugged look. See how He is surrounded by carvings showing worshipping figures.
Come To Me
Come to me, is what Jesus says as He stands crowned against a backdrop of vast blue sky promising eternal freedom to mankind.
The sharp angular lines of this Jesus indicate His suffering on the Cross. See how the upper part of the body bends forward in agony.