Art in Faith

Saturday, 4 October 2014

Glass Eucharistic Paten (Christ with two Apostles). early 4th century. Castulo (Hispania Baetica. Hispania) Roman Empire

00 Eucharistic Paten 02. 4th c Spain. Castulo Hispania. 04.10.14

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00 Eucharistic Paten 01. 4th c Spain. 04.10.14

Glass Eucharistic Paten (Christ with two Apostles)

Unknown Artist

early 4th century

Castulo (Hispania Baetica. Hispania) Roman Empire  

near Linares (Jaén Province. Autonomous Community of Andalucía) SPAIN

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The BBC made much of the fact that this artefact portrayed a beardless Christ. That’s a fairly common artistic convention in the late Western Roman Empire… ergo, why the surprise? It’s yet another proof that the Beeb has fallen… sad, isn’t it?

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Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Aleksandr Sytov. Apostle St Matthew (étude). 1995

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Apostle St Matthew (étude)

Aleksandr Sytov

1995

The above étude, and the three immediately below, were exercises for frescoes that Sytov painted at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (Moscow (Federal City of Moscow). Russian Federation).

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Aleksandr Sytov. Apostle St Mark (étude). 1995

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Apostle St John the Theologian (étude)

Aleksandr Sytov

1995

Aleksandr Sytov. Apostle St Luke (étude). 1995

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Apostle St Luke (étude)

Aleksandr Sytov

1995

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