Monday, February 11, 2013

Byzantine Brunettes

Mucha: Byzantine Head - The Brunette (1897)

Unknown artist(s): Empress Theodora and Her Attendants, south wall of apse, Basilica di San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy (547)

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2 comments:

  1. Interesting to compare and contrast - and note the almost sepia tones.

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  2. Splendid juxtaposition of the Mucha work and the mosaic -- I also thought of the W.B. Yeats poem.

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