Christ in Majesty

walwyn Tue, 10/13/2009 - 22:00
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These wall paintings of Christ in Majesty represent Christ as ruler of the universe. Normally he is in a mandorla and surrounded by other figures and objects. The other figures depicted change from time to time.


christ in majesty, john james and cripples, romanesque byzantine style


In this Romanesque (C12) painting in the Byzantine style, Christ is flanked by St. Peter and St. James the minor, with cripples at his feet. Collegiate Church of St Aignan, Loir-et-Cher.

An late 12th century Byzantine style Christ Pantocratic from Monreale Cathedral.

Notre Dame - Lye, Loir-et-Cher


Restored C15-C16 painting of Christ in Majesty - Church of Notre Dame, Lye.