The Stoning of St. Stephen<br />
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Circa 1100s<br />
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Fresco Transfer to canvas<br />
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From the Church of Saint Joan Boi, Val de Boi, High Ribagorca, Pyranese, Spain.<br />
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Acquired in 1919-1923 by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona.<br />
MNAC 15953<br />
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The 12th century fresco of the Stoning of St. Stephen is one of the best scenes in the mural decoration Boi. The interest in narrative and dynamism are characteristic of a pictorial style of the Poitiers region of France, which is also linked with the rich Limousin painting of the late eleventh century. From the iconographic point of view, the scene is an early example of the interest of Romanesque art to the lives of saints. St Joan de Boi is a UNESCO World Hertiage Site.

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The Stoning of St. Stephen

Circa 1100s

Fresco Transfer to canvas

From the Church of Saint Joan Boi, Val de Boi, High Ribagorca, Pyranese, Spain.

Acquired in 1919-1923 by the National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona.
MNAC 15953

The 12th century fresco of the Stoning of St. Stephen is one of the best scenes in the mural decoration Boi. The interest in narrative and dynamism are characteristic of a pictorial style of the...
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