MOSAIC ARTIST, Italian
(active 13th century in Torcello)

Last Judgment

13th century
Mosaic
Santa Maria Assunta, Torcello

A mosaic of the Last Judgment covers the whole of the west wall of the Santa Maria Assunta at Torcello. It was made in two stages, in the twelfth and thirteen centuries, by Venetian-Byzantine workmen. In this period as a rule, depictions of the Last Judgment were placed on entry walls, as here.




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