Photo © 2008 Holly Hayes/Art History Images. All rights reserved.
|Caption:||Frescoes in the east apse of the Baptistère Saint-Jean in Poitiers, depicting Christ in Majesty surrounded by the Symbols of the Four Evangelists and St. Peter on the left. The baptistery was built around 360, making it the oldest church in France. This apse was added in the 7th century; its vault frescoes date from the 11th or 12th century. The frescoes on the walls depict scenes from the life of St. John the Baptist and date from the 13th century.|
|Keywords:||baptistery st john st jean baptistere church paleochristian oldest c4 c7 poitiers france roman merovingian early christian late antiquity europe interior inside year360 c11 romanesque mural fresco christ in majesty majestas domini iconclass11D321 four evangelists tetramorph apse vault saint peter art medieval c13 c12|
|Digital Size:||3888 x 2592 pixels|
|Print Sizes:||16.2 x 10.8 inches @ 240 dpi|
13.0 x 8.6 inches @ 300 dpi
|Created:||July 14, 2008|
|Uploaded:||November 16, 2009|