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Authors: San Vitale Ravenna master mosaicists  
Contributors: Vittore di Ravenna  
Title: Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale, Catino absidale con Cristo, San Vitale ed Ecclesio
Start date: 540
End date: 547
Historical Period: Early Byzantine/Late Antique Period

Basilica of San Vitale, wall mosaic decoration, apse, semi-dome: Christ Kosmokrator. On a golden background, five figures are depicted standing on flowered grass. In the centre Christ Kosmokrator offers the martyr's crown to Saint Vitale with his right hand. On his left side, bishop Ecclesius offers Christ a model of the church.

Place: Basilica of San Vitale, Italy  
Languages: Latin
Medium: pâte de verre (glass)
gold (metal)
stone (worked rock)
mother of pearl
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: Biblioteca Classense Mario Mazzotti Archive  
Physical type: wall coverings
Material and technique: mosaic (process)
Data provider: Museum of Ravenna  
License: All rights reserved
Rights holder: Ravenna Diocese  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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