ROMANESQUE PAINTER, Italian
(active 1090s in Lombardy)

The Heavenly Jerusalem

c. 1090
Fresco
San Pietro al Monte, Civate

The Heavenly Jerusalem is depicted in the eastern section of the vault in San Pietro al Monte, Civate, following the fresco of the formeret on the east wall. God the Father is shown seated on his throne, with the Book of Life in his lap and the Holy Lamb by his feet. The painter used the iconographical image of a garden to represent the Heavenly Jerusalem.