Mosaic Face Detail, Cathedral of St. Louis, St. Louis MO, originally uploaded by jconn0403.

Fantastic detail for mosaic portrait study…

“The Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis houses the largest single collection of mosaic art anywhere in the world, created by 20 different artists and covering 83,000 square feet. The installation, containing 41.5 million pieces of glass tessare employing over 7,000 colors, began in 1912 and was completed in 1988.”  http://www.archstl.org/info/index.htm

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