Art and Faith, Too

Friday, 2 July 2010

Unknown Artist. Christ Pantocrator. Duomo di Cefalù. (Cefalù (Sicily) ITALY). mid-12th century

Christ Pantocrator

Unknown Artist

mid-12th century. Duomo di Cefalù. Cefalù (Province of Palermo. Sicilian Autonomous RegionITALY

This is one of the best examples of this particular “type” of icon… ironically, it’s in Sicily, executed after the Great Western Schism of 1054. Originally, Cefalù was one of the colonies of Magna Graeca, it’s name in Greek was Kefaloidis (Κεφαλοιδὶς).

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Unknown Artist. The Archangels and the Seraphim. Duomo di Cefalù. (Cefalù (Sicily) ITALY). mid-12th century

The Archangels and the Seraphim

Unknown Artist

mid-12th century. Duomo di Cefalù. Cefalù (Province of Palermo. Sicilian Autonomous Region) ITALY

Unknown Artist. The Lamb of God and Four Angels. Basilica di San Vitale. Ravenna ITALY. 547

The Lamb of God and Four Angels

Unknown Artist

547

Basilica di San Vitale. Ravenna (Province of Ravenna. Emilia-Romagna Region) ITALY

Unknown Artist. Christ Enthroned. Basilica di San Vitale. Ravenna ITALY. 547

Christ Enthroned

Unknown Artist

547

Apse. Basilica di San Vitale. Ravenna (Province of Ravenna. Emilia-Romagna Region) ITALY

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