Monreale Cathedral, Sicily: studies of Cosmatesque mosaics from the choir, bishop's throne, pilaster bases and spiral cloister columns

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RIBApix ref no RIBA35767
Artist/PhotographerMatranga, Filippo (fl. 1839-1872)
CountryItaly
CityMonreale
Subject Date1100
Image Date1845
ViewInterior
StyleByzantine
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS63 p. 15 & 16 (double page)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: These studies are part of a volume of mosaic designs recorded by Matranga during the restoration of mosaics in churches in Italy and Scotland in around 1850.

Subject tags

cathedrals, colour, patterns, symmetry, columns, tiles, mosaics, cloisters, thrones