MOSAIC ARTIST, Italian
(active c. 1300 in Florence)
Coronation of the Virginc. 1300
The mosaic depicting the Coronation of the Virgin is above the main portal, inside of the Florence Cathedral. Christ is crowning the Virgin and blessing her at the same time. Angelic musicians, cherubim and seraphim surround the two. In this iconographic context the inclusion of the evangelists' symbols is highly unusual.