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Deesis

Deesis





Artist : Anonymous


Material : Fresque murale
UNESCO World Heritage Site (Définitif) : 1985

Item 2 on 15
Church(es)
Painting (Religious theme)

Area related
Göreme (Turkey)

Description   

This is one of the most frequently painted scenes in Cappadocia and shows the "Deesis", an old form of prayer. Jesus is pictured with Mary on his right and John the Baptist on his left, pleading for the souls of mankind. This scene is usually found on the main apse.
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Cappadocia : Göreme - Selime - Zelve :
Chapel of St.Catherine
Deesis
Religious theme
Anonymous
XIst century
Elmali Church
Deesis
Religious theme
Anonymous
approx. from 1080 to 1120
Karanlik Church
Deesis
Religious theme
Anonymous
from XIst to XIInd century
Tokali Church
Deesis
Religious theme
Anonymous
approx. from 990 to 1010

Louvre Museum :
Charlemagne
Déesis
Fragment de plaque
Art byzantin
Anonymous
from Xth to XIst century
Déesis
Plaque
Art byzantin
Anonymous
XIInd century

Metropolitan Museum of Art :
Mary and Michael Jaharis Gallery
Ivory Icon with the Deesis
Feuillet de triptyque
Art byzantin
Anonymous
approx. from 940 to 960
Ivory casket with the Deesis, Archangels and the Twelve Apostles
Coffret
Art byzantin
Anonymous
approx. from 900 to 1000
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