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watercolor of a mosaic found at Cieutat, displyed at the Elusa museum

Mosaic Trip – July 2022

A few times a year I take a mosaic trip. There’s of course plenty to see around the Roman Empire. Roman Empire in 117 AD But for the past 3 years, I stayed in France and Germany. Last July I delivered my Ariadne and Dionysos mosaic in Provence. I had…
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Merry Summer Solstice to you’all

To celebrate Summer Solstice I curated a few mosaic personifications of Summer ! Because agriculture was the main source of wealth in Rome, the 4 seasons were a favourite theme of Roman mosaics. Four Horae (Seasons) usually decorated the corners of a main mosaic Winter (Latin Hiems – Greek Cheimon)…
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The Gallo-Roman mosaic of Doulaincourt

A Gallo_Roman mosaic discovered by a railroad company employees In 1887, during construction work on a railway line, the remains of a villa and a gallo-roman mosaic were discovered in Doulaincourt, Haute marne. Local archaeologists visited the site. Here below is the report of their investigations: The Société Générale des…
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Work in Process, May 2022

Since I’ve moved back to the Holy land of France about 8 month ago, the only mosaics of mine I shared in this blog are my little Ukrainian flag mosaics. (BTW, I mounted 3 more of them yesterday along the river’s bank! :)) I did not give up ! Please…
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Squares and Octagons on a Daphne mosaic.

I am reverting this week to publishing the geometric mosaic models I have been drawing for the past year ! A geometric mosaic medallion from Daphne The mosaic model of this week 20  (May 19 to 25) is a drawing (actually a set of drawings) I made of an intricate…
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Week 18 mosaic model : A deer stomping a snake.

From the Eastern Church of Theodorias The mosaic drawing of this week 18 (May 2 to May 8) is my drawing of a mosaic showing Deer (or a stag) stomping and biting a snake.. The original mosaic was a square medallion from the floor mosaic of the Eastern Church of…
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Standardization in Roman mosaics

The standardization of Roman mosaics I publish every week a model of a Roman or Byzantine mosaic, A few weeks ago I published a drawing of the 6th square medallion of the great geometric mosaic of the Lugdunum museum. the 6th medallion, Great geometric mosaic , Lugdunum This medallion is…
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Week 16 mosaic model : Lugdunum 06

The 6th medallion of the great Lugdunum mosaic The mosaic model of this week 16  (April 18 to 24) is my drawing of the 6th medallion of the great geometric mosaic at Lugdunum. The great geometric mosaic. The great Lugdunum mosaic is displayed  in the Gallo-Roman museum at the top…
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Week 15 mosaic model : Ducks, Fish & Lotus

From the Eastern Church of Theodorias The mosaic model of this week 15 (April 11 to April 17) is my drawing of Nilotic landscape featuring some Ducks, Fish and Lotus. The original mosaic was a square medallion from the floor mosaic of the Eastern Church of the ancient town of Theodorias,…
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Week 14 Mosaic Model : Lugdunum 05

The 5th medallion of the great Lugdunum mosaic The mosaic model of this week 14  (April 2 to April 8) is my drawing of the 5th medallion of the great geometric mosaic at Lugdunum. The great geometric mosaic. The great Lugdunum mosaic hosted in Gallo-Roman museum at the top of…
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