• Wooden Christmas santa decorations
  • Wooden Christmas santa decorations
  • Traditional Christmas tree santa decoration
  • Traditional Christmas tree santa decoration
  • Wooden Christmas santa decorations
  • Wooden Christmas santa decorations
  • Wooden Christmas santa decorations
  • Wooden Christmas santa decorations
  • Wooden Christmas santa decorations
  • Traditional Christmas tree santa decoration
  • Wooden Christmas santa decorations
  • Wooden Christmas santa decorations
  • Wooden Christmas santa decorations
  • Christmas tree made up of festive christmas gifts and santas
  • Christmas tree made up of festive christmas gifts and santas
  • Roman mosaic of drinking birds from Santa Maria Capua Vetere, ancient Capua, inv no 9992, Naples Archaeological Musum, Italy
  • Roman mosaic of drinking birds from Santa Maria Capua Vetere, ancient Capua, inv no 9992, Naples Archaeological Musum, Italy
  • Roman mosaic of drinking birds from Santa Maria Capua Vetere, ancient Capua, inv no 9992, Naples Archaeological Musum, Italy
  • Roman mosaic of drinking birds from Santa Maria Capua Vetere, ancient Capua, inv no 9992, Naples Archaeological Musum, Italy
  • Fresco of the Last Judgement on the inside of the Dome by Vasari, begun in 1568, and completed by Federico Zuccaro in 1579. Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Rooftop view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Bishop Agostino Tinacci (Tinaccius Episc.), who blessed the first pilaster in 1357  on  the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), and its campinale & Baptistry  from Piazza del Duomo.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Bronze doors of the Porta Maggiore, by Amalia Dupre.  Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Roase window and facade of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Rooftop view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Gothic windows and architectural detail  of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • The right door mosaic and the fine Gothic architectural detail and Rose window of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • The right door mosaic and the fine Gothic architectural detail and Rose window of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Campinale  of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) from the top of the Dome.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Rooftop view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Roman mosaic of drinking birds from Santa Maria Capua Vetere, ancient Capua, inv no 9992, Naples Archaeological Musum, Italy
  • The punta della doganaand  Santa Maria della Salute on the Giudecca Canal, Venice Italy
  • Panorama of The punta della doganaand  Santa Maria della Salute on the Giudecca Canal, Venice Italy
  • Panorama of The punta della doganaand  Santa Maria della Salute on the Giudecca Canal, Venice Italy
  • Statue of  of Saint Reparata on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Bronze doors of the Porta Maggiore, by Amalia Dupre.  Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statues of the Apostles and the  the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statues of the Virgin Mary flanked by the Apostles and the  the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • The right door mosaic and the fine Gothic architectural detail  of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • The main central door ( Porta Maggiore ) mosaic and the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statue of  of Saint Reparata on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Campinale  of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) from the top of the Dome.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Campinale  of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) from the top of the Dome.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Campinale  of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) from the top of the Dome.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Panoramic view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), and its campinale & Baptistry  from Piazza del Duomo.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), and its campinale & Baptistry  from Piazza del Duomo.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Rooftop view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Rooftop view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Rooftop view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Rooftop view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Roase window and facade of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statues of the Virgin Mary flanked by the Apostles and the  the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statues of the Virgin Mary flanked by the Apostles and the  the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Sculpture of  Cardinal Pietro Valeriani (Valerianus Legatus), who blessed the Duomo's foundations in 1296.on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statue of Pope Eugene IV (1383 - 25 February 1447), born Gabriele Condulmer, was pope from 3 March 1431 until his death on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Campinale  of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) from the top of the Dome.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Campinale  of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) from the top of the Dome.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Campinale  of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) from the top of the Dome.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Dome of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), from the campinale.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Panoramic view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Dome of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), from the campinale.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Fresco of the Last Judgement on the inside of the Dome by Vasari, begun in 1568, and completed by Federico Zuccaro in 1579. Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Bronze doors of the Porta Maggiore, by Amalia Dupre.  Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Roase window and facade of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • A detail crop of the lunette, pediment and tondo and the 14th c. sculptures. Note the file size. The lunette sculpture set is a ?Virgin and Child with Two Angels? by Lorenzo di Giovanni d'Ambroglio. In the tondo are two figures wrapping Christ in his shroud, supported by two angels in the lower spaces. The Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statues of the Apostles and the  the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statues of the Virgin Mary flanked by the Apostles and the  the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Theright door mosaic and the fine Gothic architectural detail and Rose window of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • The main central door ( Porta Maggiore ) mosaic and the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Sculpture of  Cardinal Pietro Valeriani (Valerianus Legatus), who blessed the Duomo's foundations in 1296.on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Bishop Agostino Tinacci (Tinaccius Episc.), who blessed the first pilaster in 1357  on  the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statue of  of Saint Reparata on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statue of  of Saint Reparata on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Campinale  of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) from the top of the Dome.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Central doors  of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Campinale  of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) from the top of the Dome.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Dome of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), from the campinale.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Panoramic view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), and its campinale & Baptistry  from Piazza del Duomo.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Rooftop view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Rooftop view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Fresco of the Last Judgement on the inside of the Dome by Vasari, begun in 1568, and completed by Federico Zuccaro in 1579. Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Fresco of the Last Judgement on the inside of the Dome by Vasari, begun in 1568, and completed by Federico Zuccaro in 1579. Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Bronze doors of the Porta Maggiore, by Amalia Dupre.  Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Gothic windows and architectural detail  of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • The tondo relief of Christ with his hands tied on central door of the fine Gothic architectural detail  of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statues of the Apostles and the  the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statues of the Apostles and the  the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • close up of Gothic bas-relief sculptures on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • close up of Gothic bas-relief sculptures on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • close up of Gothic bas-relief sculptures on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statue of  of Saint Reparata on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Campinale  of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) from the top of the Dome.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Rooftop view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Detail of statues over door- Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Detail of statues over door- Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Santa Maria delli'Idria in the foreground and  Ragusa Ibla Sicily behind
  • Santa Maria delli'Idria in the foreground and  Ragusa Ibla Sicily behind
  • The cathedral of Santa Astuna, Positano, Amalfi coast, Italy
  • The cathedral of Santa Astuna, Positano, Amalfi coast, Italy
  • The cathedral of Santa Astuna, Positano, Amalfi coast, Italy
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Detail of statues over door- Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Detail Of Door - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Detail Of Door - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Detail Of Door - Florence Italy.
  • The punta della doganaand  Santa Maria della Salute on the Giudecca Canal, Venice Italy
  • Roase window and facade of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • The right door mosaic and the fine Gothic architectural detail and Rose window of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Dome of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), from the campinale.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Rooftop view of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Bronze doors of the Porta Maggiore, by Amalia Dupre.  Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statues of the Apostles and the  the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • The main central door ( Porta Maggiore ) mosaic and the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • The main central door ( Porta Maggiore ) mosaic and the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statue of  of Saint Reparata on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), and its campinale & Baptistry  from Piazza del Duomo.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statues of the Virgin Mary flanked by the Apostles and the  the fine Gothic architectural detail of  the  of the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Statue of Pope Eugene IV (1383 - 25 February 1447), born Gabriele Condulmer, was pope from 3 March 1431 until his death on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Dome of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), from the campinale.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), and its campinale & Baptistry  from Piazza del Duomo.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Fresco of the Last Judgement on the inside of the Dome by Vasari, begun in 1568, and completed by Federico Zuccaro in 1579. Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • close up of Gothic bas-relief sculptures on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • close up of Gothic bas-relief sculptures on the facade of  the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ).  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Campinale  of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) from the top of the Dome.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ) built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Facade - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Detail of statues over door- Florence Italy.
  • Santa Maria delli'Idria in the foreground and  Ragusa Ibla Sicily behind
  • Santa Maria delli'Idria in the foreground and  Ragusa Ibla Sicily behind
  • Santa Maria delli'Idria in the foreground and  Ragusa Ibla Sicily behind
  • The cathedral of Santa Astuna, Positano, Amalfi coast, Italy
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Detail Of Door - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Detail Of Door - Florence Italy.
  • Basilica Santa Croce - Detail Of Door - Florence Italy.
  • Cathederal - Detail of the facade. Piazza del Duomo, Sienna Italy
  • Close up of the Renaissance statues and architecture of the Florence Duomo, Italy
  • The Renaissance Bell Tower of the Florence Duomo, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Pantheon. the 2nd century Roman temple to all Roman Gods built by the Emperor Trajan. Now the Roman Catholic  church of St. Mary and the Martyrs. Rome
  • Pantheon. the 2nd century Roman temple to all Roman Gods built by the Emperor Trajan. Now the Roman Catholic  church of St. Mary and the Martyrs. Rome
  • Pantheon. the 2nd century Roman temple to all Roman Gods built by the Emperor Trajan. Now the Roman Catholic  church of St. Mary and the Martyrs. Rome
  • Pantheon. the 2nd century Roman temple to all Roman Gods built by the Emperor Trajan. Now the Roman Catholic  church of St. Mary and the Martyrs. Rome
  • Pantheon. the 2nd century Roman temple to all Roman Gods built by the Emperor Trajan. Now the Roman Catholic  church of St. Mary and the Martyrs. Rome
  • Pantheon. the 2nd century Roman temple to all Roman Gods built by the Emperor Trajan. Now the Roman Catholic  church of St. Mary and the Martyrs. Rome
  • Pantheon. the 2nd century Roman temple to all Roman Gods built by the Emperor Trajan. Now the Roman Catholic  church of St. Mary and the Martyrs. Rome
  • Pantheon. the 2nd century Roman temple to all Roman Gods built by the Emperor Trajan. Now the Roman Catholic  church of St. Mary and the Martyrs. Rome
  • Cappella di San Cataldo, Norman style Medievalo Church, Palermo, Sicily
  • Christmas star made up of father christmas and snowmen.
  • Byzantine Mosaics of the Virgin Mary and Child above the altar of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • Picture and image of the Byzantine Romanesque church of Santa Sabina and the prehistoric Nuragic ruins of Nuraghe Santa Sabina, archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Byzantine Romanesque church of Santa Sabina at Santa Sabina Nuragic archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Byzantine Romanesque church of Santa Sabina and the prehistoric Nuragic ruins of Nuraghe Santa Sabina, archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Byzantine Romanesque church of Santa Sabina and the prehistoric Nuragic ruins of Nuraghe Santa Sabina, archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Byzantine Romanesque church of Santa Sabina and the prehistoric Nuragic ruins of Nuraghe Santa Sabina, archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Byzantine Romanesque church of Santa Sabina and the prehistoric Nuragic ruins of Nuraghe Santa Sabina, archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the interior of the Byzantine Romanesque church of Santa Sabina at Santa Sabina Nuragic archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Byzantine Romanesque church of Santa Sabina at Santa Sabina Nuragic archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Byzantine Romanesque church of Santa Sabina at Santa Sabina Nuragic archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Byzantine Romanesque church of Santa Sabina at Santa Sabina Nuragic archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Byzantine Romanesque church of Santa Sabina at Santa Sabina Nuragic archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Byzantine Romanesque church of Santa Sabina at Santa Sabina Nuragic archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Byzantine Romanesque church of Santa Sabina at Santa Sabina Nuragic archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu<br />
<br />
Late eleventh century - the beginning of the twelfth century<br />
Fresco transferred to canvas from the Church of Santa Maria d’Aneu, La Guingueta d’Aneu, Pollars Sobira, Spain.<br />
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Acquisition of Museums Board of the 1919-23 campaign. MNAC 15874<br />
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The iconography of the Romanesque frescoes of the Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu shows the strong intellectualization of Romanesque art, which often waves the narrative in favor of symbolic concepts. Images of the Old Testament prophecy occupy the central part of the apse: the Seraphim of Isaiah's vision, burning embers that purify the words of Isaiah and of Elijah and four-wheel chariot of fire of Yahweh according to the vision of Ezekiel.
  • Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu<br />
<br />
Late eleventh century - the beginning of the twelfth century<br />
Fresco transferred to canvas from the Church of Santa Maria d’Aneu, La Guingueta d’Aneu, Pollars Sobira, Spain.<br />
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Acquisition of Museums Board of the 1919-23 campaign. MNAC 15874<br />
<br />
The iconography of the Romanesque frescoes of the Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu shows the strong intellectualization of Romanesque art, which often waves the narrative in favor of symbolic concepts. Images of the Old Testament prophecy occupy the central part of the apse: the Seraphim of Isaiah's vision, burning embers that purify the words of Isaiah and of Elijah and four-wheel chariot of fire of Yahweh according to the vision of Ezekiel.
  • Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu<br />
<br />
Late eleventh century - the beginning of the twelfth century<br />
Fresco transferred to canvas from the Church of Santa Maria d’Aneu, La Guingueta d’Aneu, Pollars Sobira, Spain.<br />
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Acquisition of Museums Board of the 1919-23 campaign. MNAC 15874<br />
<br />
The iconography of the Romanesque frescoes of the Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu shows the strong intellectualization of Romanesque art, which often waves the narrative in favor of symbolic concepts. Images of the Old Testament prophecy occupy the central part of the apse: the Seraphim of Isaiah's vision, burning embers that purify the words of Isaiah and of Elijah and four-wheel chariot of fire of Yahweh according to the vision of Ezekiel.
  • Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu<br />
<br />
Late eleventh century - the beginning of the twelfth century<br />
Fresco transferred to canvas from the Church of Santa Maria d’Aneu, La Guingueta d’Aneu, Pollars Sobira, Spain.<br />
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Acquisition of Museums Board of the 1919-23 campaign. MNAC 15874<br />
<br />
The iconography of the Romanesque frescoes of the Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu shows the strong intellectualization of Romanesque art, which often waves the narrative in favor of symbolic concepts. Images of the Old Testament prophecy occupy the central part of the apse: the Seraphim of Isaiah's vision, burning embers that purify the words of Isaiah and of Elijah and four-wheel chariot of fire of Yahweh according to the vision of Ezekiel.
  • Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu<br />
<br />
Late eleventh century - the beginning of the twelfth century<br />
Fresco transferred to canvas from the Church of Santa Maria d’Aneu, La Guingueta d’Aneu, Pollars Sobira, Spain.<br />
<br />
Acquisition of Museums Board of the 1919-23 campaign. MNAC 15874<br />
<br />
The iconography of the Romanesque frescoes of the Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu shows the strong intellectualization of Romanesque art, which often waves the narrative in favor of symbolic concepts. Images of the Old Testament prophecy occupy the central part of the apse: the Seraphim of Isaiah's vision, burning embers that purify the words of Isaiah and of Elijah and four-wheel chariot of fire of Yahweh according to the vision of Ezekiel.
  • Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu<br />
<br />
Late eleventh century - the beginning of the twelfth century<br />
Fresco transferred to canvas from the Church of Santa Maria d’Aneu, La Guingueta d’Aneu, Pollars Sobira, Spain.<br />
<br />
Acquisition of Museums Board of the 1919-23 campaign. MNAC 15874<br />
<br />
The iconography of the Romanesque frescoes of the Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu shows the strong intellectualization of Romanesque art, which often waves the narrative in favor of symbolic concepts. Images of the Old Testament prophecy occupy the central part of the apse: the Seraphim of Isaiah's vision, burning embers that purify the words of Isaiah and of Elijah and four-wheel chariot of fire of Yahweh according to the vision of Ezekiel.
  • Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu<br />
<br />
Late eleventh century - the beginning of the twelfth century<br />
Fresco transferred to canvas from the Church of Santa Maria d’Aneu, La Guingueta d’Aneu, Pollars Sobira, Spain.<br />
<br />
Acquisition of Museums Board of the 1919-23 campaign. MNAC 15874<br />
<br />
The iconography of the Romanesque frescoes of the Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu shows the strong intellectualization of Romanesque art, which often waves the narrative in favor of symbolic concepts. Images of the Old Testament prophecy occupy the central part of the apse: the Seraphim of Isaiah's vision, burning embers that purify the words of Isaiah and of Elijah and four-wheel chariot of fire of Yahweh according to the vision of Ezekiel.
  • Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu<br />
<br />
Late eleventh century - the beginning of the twelfth century<br />
Fresco transferred to canvas from the Church of Santa Maria d’Aneu, La Guingueta d’Aneu, Pollars Sobira, Spain.<br />
<br />
Acquisition of Museums Board of the 1919-23 campaign. MNAC 15874<br />
<br />
The iconography of the Romanesque frescoes of the Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu shows the strong intellectualization of Romanesque art, which often waves the narrative in favor of symbolic concepts. Images of the Old Testament prophecy occupy the central part of the apse: the Seraphim of Isaiah's vision, burning embers that purify the words of Isaiah and of Elijah and four-wheel chariot of fire of Yahweh according to the vision of Ezekiel.
  • Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu<br />
<br />
Late eleventh century - the beginning of the twelfth century<br />
Fresco transferred to canvas from the Church of Santa Maria d’Aneu, La Guingueta d’Aneu, Pollars Sobira, Spain.<br />
<br />
Acquisition of Museums Board of the 1919-23 campaign. MNAC 15874<br />
<br />
The iconography of the Romanesque frescoes of the Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu shows the strong intellectualization of Romanesque art, which often waves the narrative in favor of symbolic concepts. Images of the Old Testament prophecy occupy the central part of the apse: the Seraphim of Isaiah's vision, burning embers that purify the words of Isaiah and of Elijah and four-wheel chariot of fire of Yahweh according to the vision of Ezekiel.
  • Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu<br />
<br />
Late eleventh century - the beginning of the twelfth century<br />
Fresco transferred to canvas from the Church of Santa Maria d’Aneu, La Guingueta d’Aneu, Pollars Sobira, Spain.<br />
<br />
Acquisition of Museums Board of the 1919-23 campaign. MNAC 15874<br />
<br />
The iconography of the Romanesque frescoes of the Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu shows the strong intellectualization of Romanesque art, which often waves the narrative in favor of symbolic concepts. Images of the Old Testament prophecy occupy the central part of the apse: the Seraphim of Isaiah's vision, burning embers that purify the words of Isaiah and of Elijah and four-wheel chariot of fire of Yahweh according to the vision of Ezekiel.
  • Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu<br />
<br />
Late eleventh century - the beginning of the twelfth century<br />
Fresco transferred to canvas from the Church of Santa Maria d’Aneu, La Guingueta d’Aneu, Pollars Sobira, Spain.<br />
<br />
Acquisition of Museums Board of the 1919-23 campaign. MNAC 15874<br />
<br />
The iconography of the Romanesque frescoes of the Apse of Santa Maria d’Aneu shows the strong intellectualization of Romanesque art, which often waves the narrative in favor of symbolic concepts. Images of the Old Testament prophecy occupy the central part of the apse: the Seraphim of Isaiah's vision, burning embers that purify the words of Isaiah and of Elijah and four-wheel chariot of fire of Yahweh according to the vision of Ezekiel.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
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Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
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Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
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Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Christ Pantocrator. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Detail of the 13th century pulpit with earlier Lombard panels of the Basilica Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Tuscania, Basilica Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Tuscania
  • Detail of the 13th century pulpit with earlier Lombard panels of the Basilica Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Tuscania, Basilica Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Tuscania
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
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Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
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Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
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Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Scenes from the life of Saint Martin. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
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Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
<br />
Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Scenes from the life of Saint Martin. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
<br />
Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
<br />
Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Scenes from the life of Saint Martin. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
<br />
Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
<br />
Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Scenes from the life of Saint Martin. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
<br />
Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
<br />
Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Scenes from the life of Saint Martin. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
<br />
Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
<br />
Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Scenes from the life of Saint Martin. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
<br />
Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
<br />
Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Scenes from the life of Saint Martin. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
<br />
Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
<br />
Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Scenes from the life of Saint Martin. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
<br />
Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
<br />
Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Christ Pantocrator. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
<br />
Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
<br />
Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Scenes from the life of Saint Martin. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
<br />
Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
<br />
Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Scenes from the life of Saint Martin. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
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Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
<br />
Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Christ Pantocrator. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Picture and image of the prehistoric Nuragic ruins of Nuraghe Santa Sabina, archaeological site, Middle Bronze age , Silanus ,  Sardinia.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
<br />
Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
<br />
Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Scenes from the life of Saint Martin. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Romanesque painted Gia altar front<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century from the church of Santa Maria Gia and Xia, High Ribagorca, Huesca, Spain<br />
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Acquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1932. Ref: 3902 MNAC.<br />
<br />
Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing Scenes from the life of Saint Martin. The  exceptionally the bottom frame remains the signature of the author, a painter named John (Johannes). This work is typical of the Ribagorca style and incorporates early gothic compositional styles and narrative that subtly illuminates the faces. Also typical of the Ribagorca workshop are the  decorated plaster reliefs on the entire surface of the front, which is covered with the characteristic gold leaf.
  • Byzantine Mosaics of Christ Pantocrator above the side chapel  of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • Byzantine Mosaics of the Virgin Mary and Child above the altar of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • Byzantine Mosaics of Christ Pantocrator above the side chapel  of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • Byzantine Mosaics of the Virgin Mary and Child above the altar of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • Byzantine Mosaics of the Virgin Mary and Child above the altar of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • Nuvolau  mountain above the Giau Pass (Passo di Giau), Colle Santa Lucia, Dolomites, Belluno, Italy
  • Griffin holding a decaptiated mans head on the faceade of the Basilica Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Tuscania
  • 14th century Madonna with Child Fresco in the Basilica Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Tuscania
  • Romanesque Frescoes , Basilica Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Tuscania
  • The left portal with geometric Norman-Sicilain elements in the archivolts and relief sculpture of mythical creatures in the lunette, Basilica Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Tuscania
  • 12th century medieval relief sculptures on the doors of the Basilica Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Tuscania
  • 12th century medieval relief sculptures on the doors of the Basilica Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Tuscania
  • Sculpture on the main portal of St Peter, Basilica Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Tuscania
  • 11th cetury Romanesque campinal, one of the finest left standing, of the Church of Santa Maria, Benedictine Abbey of Pomposa, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
  • Roanesque relief sculpture details on the 11th centruy portico of the Church of Santa Maria, Benedictine Abbey of Pomposa, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
  • Roanesque relief sculpture details on the 11th centruy portico of the Church of Santa Maria, Benedictine Abbey of Pomposa, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
  • Early Renaissance frescoes by Vitale da Bologna (1309 — 1369) of Christ Pantocrator (in majesty), pinted in the Byzantine style of Christ appearing in a madorla or eye. Church of Santa Maria, Benedictine Abbey of Pomposa, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
  • Painted Gothic panels from the Altarpiece of the Virgin of the Angels.<br />
From Left - San John the Baptist, Santa Mary Magdele, St. James the Less, St. Paul.Tempera and gold leaf on wood, circa 1385 by by Pere Serra  from the Cathedral of Tortosa (Tarragona). Inv MNAC 3950, 3948, 3949. National Museum of Catalan Art (MNAC), Barcelona, Spain
  • Painted Gothic panels from the Altarpiece of the Virgin of the Angels.<br />
From Left - San Peter, Santa Clara, Saint James the Greater, St. John the Evangelist. Tempera and gold leaf on wood, circa 1385 by by Pere Serra  from the Cathedral of Tortosa (Tarragona). Inv MNAC 3950, 3948, 3949. National Museum of Catalan Art (MNAC), Barcelona, Spain
  • Gothic painted wood panels with scenes of the Martyrdom of Saint Lucy<br />
Circa 1300. Tempera on wood. Date Circa 1300. Dimensions 66 x 25.8 x 2 cm. From the parish church of Santa Llúcia de Mur (Guàrdia de Noguera, Pallars Jussà). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 035703-CJT
  • The Romanesque Altar Front of Avia<br />
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Around 1200, Tempera on wood with metalic ornamention from the church of Santa Maria d'Avia, Spain.<br />
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National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona. MNAC 15784<br />
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The altar front of Byzantine art d'Avia depicting scenes from the life of the Virgin Mary and the nativity. The artistic style of the Altar front relies heavily of Byzantine influences. The intensity and variety of colors and the systematic application of appliqué are typical of eastern Mediterranean and Byzantine art . This can also be seen in the style and hand positions of the Virgin Mary and child, at the centre of the altar piece, which copies a style known as “Our Lady of the Way” which in turn minics the orthodox icon “the Virgin Hodegetria”.
  • Sleeping Hermaphroditus, The Borghese Hermaphrodite.  A Life size ancient 2nd century AD Roman statue sculpted in Greek Marble and found in the grounds of Santa Maria della Vittoria, near the Baths of Diocletian, Rome. It was added to the Borghese Collection by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, in the 17th century and was named the "Borghese Hermaphroditus”. It was later sold to the occupying French and was removed it to The Louvre. Hermaphrodite, son of Hermes and Aphrodite had repels the advances of the nymph Salmacis. However, she got Zeus as their two bodies are united in a bisexual being. The Sleeping Hermaphroditus has been described as a good early Imperial Roman copy of a bronze original by the later of the two Hellenistic sculptors named Polycles (150 BC) the original bronze was mentioned in Pliny's Natural History. In 1619  Bernini sculpted the mattress on which the ancient marble of Hermaphrodite lies. Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Sleeping Hermaphroditus.  A Life size ancient 2nd century AD Roman statue sculpted in Greek Marble and found in the grounds of Santa Maria della Vittoria, near the Baths of Diocletian, Rome. It was added to the Borghese Collection by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, in the 17th century and was named the "Borghese Hermaphroditus”. It was later sold to the occupying French and was removed it to The Louvre. Hermaphrodite, son of Hermes and Aphrodite had repels the advances of the nymph Salmacis. However, she got Zeus as their two bodies are united in a bisexual being. The Sleeping Hermaphroditus has been described as a good early Imperial Roman copy of a bronze original by the later of the two Hellenistic sculptors named Polycles (150 BC) the original bronze was mentioned in Pliny's Natural History. In 1619  Bernini sculpted the mattress on which the ancient marble of Hermaphrodite lies. Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Painted Gothic panels from the Altarpiece of the Virgin of the Angels.<br />
From Left - San John the Baptist, Santa Mary Magdele, St. James the Less, St. Paul.Tempera and gold leaf on wood, circa 1385 by by Pere Serra  from the Cathedral of Tortosa (Tarragona). Inv MNAC 3950, 3948, 3949. National Museum of Catalan Art (MNAC), Barcelona, Spain
  • Gothic painted Panel Altarpiece of Saint Stephen by  Jaume Serra. Tempera, gold leaf and metal plate on wood. Circa 1385. Dimesions 185.7 x 186.5 x 11 cm. From the monastery of Santa Maria de Gualter (Noguera).. National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 003947-CJT
  • Gothic painted Panel Altarpiece of Saint Stephen by  Jaume Serra. Tempera, gold leaf and metal plate on wood. Circa 1385. Dimesions 185.7 x 186.5 x 11 cm. From the monastery of Santa Maria de Gualter (Noguera).. National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 003947-CJT
  • Gothic painted Panel Altarpiece of the Saints John by  Master of Santa Coloma de Queralt. Tempera and gold leaf on wood. Circa 1356. 220.5 x 209.8 x 11.5 cm. From the church of Sant Miquel de Tamarit de Llitera (Huesca). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 004351-CJT
  • Romanesque painted altar front from Santa Maria Gia, Spain, showing the temptaion of Saint Martin.  National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1958. Ref: MNAC 3902.
  • Romanesque thirteenth century painted altar front from the church of Santa Maria de Mosoll, Das, Baixa Cedanya, Spain, showing scenes from the life of the Virgin Mary.  National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1922. Ref: MNAC 15788.
  • Altar of Esquius - Painted wooden panel<br />
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Second quarter of the twelfth century<br />
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Probably comes from the ancient Chapel of Santa Maria of Besora Castle <br />
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Aquired by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1958. Ref: 65502 MNAC.<br />
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The use of valuable pigments (lapis lazuli, orpiment, cinabri) on the Altar panel, suggests that this front was painted in an important monastery scriptorium like Ripoll. The poetic inscription that runs around the mandorla surrounding Christ is very characteristic of the intellectual environment of Ripoll "This is the God of Alfa and Omega. Come, O merciful with Your mercy, and remove the chains of missery. Amen." This is flanked by Tetramorph showing the four evangelical symbols - St Matthew the man, St Mark the lion, St Luke the ox, and John the eagle. The rest of the panel depicts the 12 apostles.
  • Gothic painted Panel Altarpiece of the Saints John by  Master of Santa Coloma de Queralt. Tempera and gold leaf on wood. Circa 1356. 220.5 x 209.8 x 11.5 cm. From the church of Sant Miquel de Tamarit de Llitera (Huesca). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 004351-CJT
  • Gothic painted Panel Altarpiece of the Saints John by  Master of Santa Coloma de Queralt. Tempera and gold leaf on wood. Circa 1356. 220.5 x 209.8 x 11.5 cm. From the church of Sant Miquel de Tamarit de Llitera (Huesca). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 004351-CJT
  • Nuvolau  mountain above the Giau Pass (Passo di Giau), Colle Santa Lucia, Dolomites, Belluno, Italy
  • Nuvolau  mountain above the Giau Pass (Passo di Giau), Colle Santa Lucia, Dolomites, Belluno, Italy

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