Thursday, December 25, 2008

"Merry Christmas"

The Birth of Jesus, Pietro Cavallini, 1291 (mosaic) Rome, Santa Maria Trastevere. Cavallini (c. 1250 – c. 1330) was an Italian painter and mosaic designer working during the late Middle Ages. His work demonstrates an artistic style known as Roman naturalism.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pietro_Cavallini
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nativity_of_Jesus

Detail of mosaic:

2 comments:

Thankful Paul said...

Hello! :)

Capcom said...

Hi, thanks for stopping by! :-)