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#1590: Apse Frescoes

Photo 1590: Apse Frescoes - Poitiers Baptistery

Photo Details

Photo ID
1590
Credit
Title
Apse Frescoes
Caption
Frescoes in the east apse of the Baptistère Saint-Jean in Poitiers, depicting Christ in Majesty surrounded by the Symbols of the Four Evangelists and St. Peter on the left. The baptistery was built around 360, making it the oldest church in France. This apse was added in the 7th century; its vault frescoes date from the 11th or 12th century.
Geotag
46.579509° N, 0.348617° E
Uploaded
November 16, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
1600