We’ll always have Sicily III: the Cathedral of Cefalù — “the art of our ancestors safe from the plaster, whitewash, eye-gouging — and drapes — of the hysterics and puritans of monotheism…”

17 Oct

The Cathedral of Cefalù (See also: We’ll always have Sicily I: the church of the Martorana in Palermo and We’ll always have Sicily II: the Cathedral of Monreale)

Especially interesting in Cefalù is the contrast between the mediaeval mosaics and the later Baroque marble framing of the apse.

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