Versace’s autumn/winter collection was inspired by the Byzantine mosaics of the churches and religious buildings of Ravenna, Italy. The halter top shown above was part of the 2018 Heavenly Bodies exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The photograph below shows a detail from a mosaic depicting the Empress Theodora from the 6th- century Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna. Theodora (c. 500– 548) was empress of the Eastern Roman Empire, also called Byzantium or the Byzantine Empire, by her marriage to Emperor Justinian I.
For my sister Lisa who is an 8-year survivor.
Join Terri’s Sunday Stills: Make Mine Pink, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Johannes Larsen (1867 – 1961) was a Danish nature painter noted for his images of birds. This ceiling painting in the Queen’s Reference Library at Christiansborg Palace is one of several he painted in public buildings.