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#9534: Central Portal Sculptures: Christ Blessing

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

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Photo ID
9534
Credit
Title
Central Portal Sculptures: Christ Blessing
Caption
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.
Geotag
45.434464° N, 12.339570° E
Uploaded
January 5, 2012
Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
ISO
250