MOSAIC ARTIST, Italian
(active 1130s in Rome)
Apsidal arch (detail)1130s
San Clemente, Rome
In the upper section of the apsidal arch Christ appears as World Ruler in a round aureole. At the bottom of the spandrels the two prophets Isaiah and Jeremiah, holding bands of inscription, gaze directly upward at the image of Christ.
The picture shows the prophet Isaiah.