TITLE

Procopius and the imperial panels of S. Vitale

AUTHOR(S)
Andreescu-Treadgold, Irina; Tredgold, Warren
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec97, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p708
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the mosaics in the church of S. Vitale at Ravenna, Italy revealing two phases in the panels of Byzantine emperor Justinian and empress Theodora. Plain gold background of Justinian's scene; Specific location of the panels in the church; Intended purpose of the panels; Interpretations of the two phases in the panels.
ACCESSION #
121822

 

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