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Richmond chose to abandon the flat surface of mosaicists like Salviati, in favour of a more vibrant treatment, based on the use of jagged, irregular glass, set at angles to the plaster, so that it would catch the light. He chose this approach after studying Byzantine and early Christian work in Ravenna, Monreale and Rome. — Explore St. Paul's Cathedral

Bibliography

Mosaics at St Paul's Cathedral, London.” Joy of Shards. Web. 11 July 2013.

Mosaics in the Quire.” Explore St. Paul's Cathedral. Web. 11 July 2013.


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