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San Clemente Apse Mosaic; Crucifixion; San Clemente
San Clemente Apse Mosaic; Crucifixion; San Clemente
Other Title(s)San Clemente Apse Mosaic; Crucifixion; San Clemente
TitleSan Clemente Apse Mosaic
Record Typework
Type of WorkArchitecture; architectural mosaics
MaterialGlass and gold leaf mosaic tile
Date1100
LocationRome, Italy
StyleItalo-Byzantine
PeriodMedieval
CultureItalian
SubjectCrucifixion
Description/NotesFounded in the 4th c. CE, present Church of San Clemente dates from 1100. Mosaic style references Early Christian and Early Byzantine styles. Central apse mosaic is the Crucifixion, with the cross flanked by Virgin Mary and St. John. Cross rises out of foliage, below which are the Four Rivers or Rivers of Life. See: http://roma.katolsk.no/clemente.htm
Rights - Deposited ImageCharles K. Growdon and Marcia Cohn Growdon
Larger EntitySan Clemente
ViewDetail of central image of the apse
UNR Accession #06-MCG-0003-IT

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