Friday, 18 January 2013

Majesté (Majesty)

A depiction of Christ, the Virgin Mary or a saint in which the artist has emphasized the holy and sacred character of the depicted.
In the picture a fresque (fresco) in the abside (apse) of the Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption in Gourdon.
See also Christ en gloire, Christ en majesté, gloire and mandorle.

Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption - Gourdon

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