Romanesque thirteenth century painted altar front from the church of Santa Maria de Mosoll, Das, Baixa Cedanya, Spain, showing scenes from the life of the Virgin Mary.  National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1922. Ref: MNAC 15788.

Romanesque thirteenth century painted altar front from the church of Santa Maria de Mosoll, Das, Baixa Cedanya, Spain, showing scenes from the life of the Virgin Mary. National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1922. Ref: MNAC 15788.

Gothic altar panel depicting St Michael sleighing the dragon. End of the 13th century, tempera on a spruce wooden panel  from  The Church of Sant Miguel de Soriguerola, Cerdanya, Huesca, Spain. Inv MNAC 43901. National Museum of Catalan Art (MNAC), Barcelona, Spain

Gothic altar panel depicting St Michael sleighing the dragon. End of the 13th century, tempera on a spruce wooden panel from The Church of Sant Miguel de Soriguerola, Cerdanya, Huesca, Spain. Inv MNAC 43901. National Museum of Catalan Art (MNAC), Barcelona, Spain

Gothic painted Panel Altar frontal of Jesus' childhood by anonymous artist from Navarra. Tempera and gold leaf on wood. Second quarter of 14th century. 90.8 x 171.2 x 5.8 cm. From the parish church of Arteta (Navarra).. National Museum of Catalan Art, inv no: 004368-000

Gothic painted Panel Altar frontal of Jesus' childhood by anonymous artist from Navarra. Tempera and gold leaf on wood. Second quarter of 14th century. 90.8 x 171.2 x 5.8 cm. From the parish church of Arteta (Navarra).. National Museum of Catalan Art, inv no: 004368-000

Altar of Archangels Second quarter of the thirteenth century Temple, stucco reliefs in metal on wood from the church of Catalonia, Spain. Archangels were prominent in Romanesque iconography, acting as intermediaries between God and Man or as agents of divine will.  This panel shows the psychostasia, where souls are weighed to determine whether they should go to heaven or hell on judgement day.  The style of the painting is the similar to the mural decoration of St. Paul Casserres.

Altar of Archangels Second quarter of the thirteenth century Temple, stucco reliefs in metal on wood from the church of Catalonia, Spain. Archangels were prominent in Romanesque iconography, acting as intermediaries between God and Man or as agents of divine will. This panel shows the psychostasia, where souls are weighed to determine whether they should go to heaven or hell on judgement day. The style of the painting is the similar to the mural decoration of St. Paul Casserres.

Eleventh Century Romanesque frescoes of the side Apse of Sant Quirze de Pedret showing the parabel of the Ten Virgins from the Gospel of St. Matthew. The church of Sant Quize de Padret, Cercs, Bergueda, Sapin. National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona. MNAC 15973

Eleventh Century Romanesque frescoes of the side Apse of Sant Quirze de Pedret showing the parabel of the Ten Virgins from the Gospel of St. Matthew. The church of Sant Quize de Padret, Cercs, Bergueda, Sapin. National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona. MNAC 15973

Restoration of a Mythical medieval animal. A 12th Century Romanesque fresco from the Church of Saint Joan Boi, al de Boi, Spain. National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona. MNAC 15953

Restoration of a Mythical medieval animal. A 12th Century Romanesque fresco from the Church of Saint Joan Boi, al de Boi, Spain. National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona. MNAC 15953

Twelfth century Romanesque frescoes of the Apse of Estaon depicting a Byzantine style angels with Archangel Gabriel,  from the church of Sant Eulalia d’Estaon, Vall de Cardos, Catalonia, Spain. National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona. MNAC 15969

Twelfth century Romanesque frescoes of the Apse of Estaon depicting a Byzantine style angels with Archangel Gabriel, from the church of Sant Eulalia d’Estaon, Vall de Cardos, Catalonia, Spain. National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona. MNAC 15969

12th century Romanesque painted altar front from Saint Quirc de Durro, Val de Boi, Alta Ribagorca, Spain, showing scenes depicting the martyrdom of saints.  National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1919-23. Ref: MNAC 15809.

12th century Romanesque painted altar front from Saint Quirc de Durro, Val de Boi, Alta Ribagorca, Spain, showing scenes depicting the martyrdom of saints. National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona 1919-23. Ref: MNAC 15809.

Romanesque frescoes of the Virgin Mary and Peter from the church of Sant Roma de les Bons, painted around 1164, Encamp, Andorra. National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona. MNAC 15783

Romanesque frescoes of the Virgin Mary and Peter from the church of Sant Roma de les Bons, painted around 1164, Encamp, Andorra. National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona. MNAC 15783

Altarpiece of the Virgin by JAUME SERRA Circa 1367-1381. Tempera, gold leaf and metal plate on wood (346.3 x 321 x 26 cm) MNAC - National Museum of Catalan art, Barcelona, Spain Inv No: 015916-CJT

Altarpiece of the Virgin by JAUME SERRA Circa 1367-1381. Tempera, gold leaf and metal plate on wood (346.3 x 321 x 26 cm) MNAC - National Museum of Catalan art, Barcelona, Spain Inv No: 015916-CJT

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