Art and Faith, Too

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Unknown Artist. The Visitation. Chiesa di Santa Sofia a Benevento. Benevento ITALY. mid-8th century

The Visitation

Unknown Artist

mid-8th century

Chiesa di Santa Sofia a Benevento

Benevento (Province of BeneventoCampania RegionITALY

Unknown Artist. An Evangelist. Chiesa di Santa Sofia a Benevento. Benevento ITALY. mid-8th century

An Evangelist

Unknown Artist

mid-8th century

Chiesa di Santa Sofia a Benevento

Benevento (Province of Benevento. Campania Region) ITALY

Monday, 5 July 2010

Unknown Artist. Alexander Mosaic. Greco-Roman. Pompeii ITALY. circa 100 BC. Copy of either Apelles of Kos or Philoxenos of Eretria (both 4th century BC)

Alexander Mosaic

Unknown Artist

circa 100 BC

Greco-Roman copy from Pompeii (near present-day Pompei (Province of Napoli. Campania Region)) ITALY of either Apelles of Kos or Philoxenos of Eretria, both 4th century BC. 

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Here is a contemporary reconstruction of what some think the original looked like:

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