This gallery is focuses on the portraits that were made of Jesus throughout the Byzantine period. You will see the  evolved from the early Christian art and character set from the sixth century (Justinian I), continuing until the end of the Byzantine Empire in the fifteenth century, and even in the modern age with the Cretan school. Jesus was a very important symbol at this time therefore this gallery is dedicated to all the paintings and stories were counted on Jesus

Piety is a scene that is not described in the Bible. Our human imagination of the events of Christ's death, instead of a scripture story or history is reflected. The focal point of the paint is Maria. This painting uses a dense texture and slightly thin, give a dark effect
You can see Jesus with his disciples teaching the word of the Lord. The work is mentioned as by Fra Angelico in a manuscript of the National Library of Florence, and Giorgio Vasari writes that is in the church of San Egidio in Florence. In this painting you can see a pattern of figures that are the monks surrounding the podium. The predominant color throughout the painting is the gold, along with blue and green by contrast.
This is the darker paint having the gallery. The painting has no movement. Which is the idea of sadness that’s has the painting. You can see that Jesus is looking to the side, but it looks sad. The safest thing is that this seeing all the hatred which the Romans Tenino against religion
In this painting we can see the suffering that Jesus went before it was crucified. This painting may be different from others because plasma perfectly the face of Jesus. Therese a pattern of lines found around the head of Jesus, that is making the painting give movement. The colors used are simple and darker.
This painting captured the moment in which all followers of Jesus mourn his departure. This painting is very colorful, using colors like green and blue. These are the colors that have more presence. Has consistently colored uniform, which creates a strong atmospheric effect.
This is the image of Christ crucified against his people, what makes it different from others is that here is the afflictions that people had with Jesus. It is a painting that is very overloaded. There is an imbalance in the bottom of the paint compared to the bottom. It has great variety of light colors. There is much movement generated by people.
A Madonna is a representation of Child Jesus with Mary. These two persons are central icons for both Catholic and Orthodox churches. The arms of baby Jesus are the ones that give the movement the whole painting. It has live like blue, and red skin color. The picture is a lack of balance generated by Maria.
This paint shows the Crucifixion of Christ before the walls of Jerusalem. Besides Jesus, are two other hanging up. Although painting has many elements, not overloaded. It has a good valance created by the figures. Use light colors, but the most outstanding are the blue and skin. The texture of the paint is thick
This is a painting that has a lot of depth created by the background. In this painting you can observe Jesus crucified and back of the hands that are about to drag him to heaven. It has a lot of movement created by the shadows of the back. The painting has dark colors like black, gray and dark blue. This paint has more texture than the others. This effect gives more emotion and character to the painting.
The Virgin and Child is a painting by Flemish in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. This is one of the greatest paintings that van der Weyden Madonnas made in your life. The concept of painting is the Virgin Mary kissing the young Jesus head. The Virgin lips are the element that gives movement to the painting. One of the colors that stand are blue and skin color. It has a very fine and delicate texture.
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