Mosaics in San Vitale, Ravenna (540s)

The interior of San Vitale is richly decorated in marble and mosaic. The outstanding mosaic decoration is concentrated in the chancel and represents an intricate iconographic programme.

Preview Picture Data File Info Comment
Interior decoration
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

1400*972
True Color
256 Kb



Interior decoration
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

1150*762
True Color
230 Kb



Christ in the Paradisical Garden
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

1000*768
True Color
215 Kb



Christ in the Paradisical Garden
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

1100*663
True Color
246 Kb



Empress Theodora and her Court
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

1100*735
True Color
241 Kb



Empress Theodora and her Court
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

1300*869
True Color
229 Kb



Empress Theodora and her Court (detail)
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

634*1000
True Color
231 Kb



Emperor Justinian and his Court
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

1200*699
True Color
249 Kb



Emperor Justinian and his Court (detail)
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

767*1000
True Color
248 Kb



Right side of the choir
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

950*713
True Color
245 Kb



Right side of the choir (detail)
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

900*757
True Color
229 Kb



Abraham entertains the three angels
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

1000*754
True Color
188 Kb



Prophet Jeremiah
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

1050*897
True Color
245 Kb



Abel and Melchisedek
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

1100*817
True Color
204 Kb



Abel and Melchisedek
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

1100*824
True Color
207 Kb



Abel and Melchisedek (detail)
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

843*900
True Color
233 Kb



Moses removing his sandals
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

675*900
True Color
202 Kb



Moses removing his sandals (detail)
540s
Mosaic
San Vitale, Ravenna

654*850
True Color
237 Kb