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#9534: Central Portal Sculptures: Christ Blessing

Photo 9534: Central Portal Sculptures: Christ Blessing - Basilica of St. Mark, Venice

Photo Details

Photo ID
9534
Date
2010-11-19
Location
Basilica of St. Mark, Venice
Description
Half-length figure of a beardless Christ, holding a scroll with his left hand and blessing with his right, against a backdrop of stars, flanked by St. John(?) (against the sun) and the Virgin Mary (against the moon). This panel occupies the center of the second archivolt of the west facade, which depicts the zodiac signs and labors of the months, 13th century. Attributed by some to Benedetto Antelami. Basilica di San Marco, Venice, Italy.
Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Resolution
3000 x 1713 px
File Size
3.46 MB
ISO
250
Geotag
45.434464° N, 12.339570° E
Date Uploaded
January 5, 2012
Credit
Holly Hayes