- The Crucifixition - examples - The Raising of the Cross, The Three Crosses
- Eden - Texamples - The Expulsion from Eden, The Fall of Man
- Lives of the Saints - Joseph telling his Dream, The Stoning of St Stephen
- Miracles - St Francis Xavier, Christ healing the Sick
Suitable subjects would include
- Depictions of the Greek Gods - e.g Venus, Bacchus, Prometheus
To flatter the sitter dress them in fashionable, expensive clothes. Light them well so they look at their best. Include objects to symbolise their position or wealth.