Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna: detail of mosaic decoration

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RIBApix ref no RIBA21252
Artist/PhotographerPenrose, Francis Cranmer (1817-1903)
CountryItaly
CityRavenna
Subject Date0548
Image Date1892
ViewInterior
StyleByzantine
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePB363/17(2)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This church is one of the most important examples of Byzantine art extant in Western Europe.

Subject tags

churches, mosaics, vaulting