Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale, volta a crociera

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Contributor

Vittore
Maximinian

Creator

San Vitale Ravenna master mosaicists

Description

Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, groin vault, wall mosaic decoration: the Agnus Dei is represented in a clypeus on the vault. On the four groin vault panels, four angels are supporting the central clypeus, which is surrounded by the decorative pattern of acanthus branches. On the four arris, garland motifs are depicted, with peacocks, standing on globes endways.

Current Ownership

Ravenna Diocese

Chronology Specific

540-547

Chronology Period

6th c. AD

Technique

Content Provider

Museum of Ravenna

Original Collection

Biblioteca Classense, Mario Mazzotti Archive

Content Rights