|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||Description:||
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)
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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