• Rustic interior of a wooden house of the Izei Valley of Maramures. The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Rustic interior of a wooden house of the Izei Valley of Maramures. The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Rustic interior of a wooden house of the Izei Valley of Maramures. The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Traditional carved wooden Maramures folk art church gate at Breb, Nr Sighlet, Maramures, Transylvania
  • Traditional carved wooden Maramures folk art church gate at Breb, Nr Sighlet, Maramures, Transylvania
  • Rustic interior of a wooden house of the Izei Valley of Maramures. The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional farm house & gate of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional Iza Valley farm house carved  wooden folk art gates, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional Iza Valley farm house carved  wooden folk art gates, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional Iza Valley farm house carved  wooden folk art gates, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Wooden Church ( Biserica de Lemn ) St Nicolae, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania. UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • 19th century traditional farm house, gate & wooden church of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional farm house of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 18th Century Jewish School room in the Casa Evreiasca. Barsana, the Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Rustic Interior of the 1798 wooden house from the valley of Izei, Wooden church on Dobaies. The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional Iza Valley farm house carved  wooden folk art gates, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Wooden Churches & Orthdox Monastery of Barsana. Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania
  • 19th century Traditional stone & thatch farm house. Casa Maghira, Campulung La Tisa, Tissa Valley, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional farm house & gate of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional farm house & gate of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional farm house & gate of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Village museum on Dobaies Hill near Sighet, Maramures, Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional farm house & street of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Rustic Interior of the 1798 wooden house from the valley of Izei, Wooden church on Dobaies. The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional Iza Valley farm house carved  wooden folk art gates, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox Wooden Church of the Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • 19th century traditional farm house & gate of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century Traditional stone & thatch farm house. Casa Maghira, Campulung La Tisa, Tissa Valley, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional farm house & gate of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Wooden church on Dobaies in autumn. The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional farm house gate & wooden church  of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 18th Century Jewish School room in the Casa Evreiasca. Barsana, the Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional Iza Valley farm house carved  wooden folk art gates, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional Iza Valley farm house carved  wooden folk art gates, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Traditional hay ricks in a wooded field near Breb, Nr Sighlet, Maramures, Transylvania
  • Wood Churches ( Biserica de lemn ) - The " Adormirea Maicii Domnulu" Susani , Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania
  • 19th century traditional farm olive press of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Village museum on Dobaies Hill near Sighet, Maramures, Transylvania
  • Fileds & hills of the Iza Valley near Sighet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Village museum on Dobaies Hill near Sighet, Maramures, Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional farm house & wicker corn store of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 18th Century Jewish School room in the Casa Evreiasca. Barsana, the Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional Iza Valley farm house carved  wooden folk art gates, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Wooden church on Dobaies. The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century Wooden House & well  " Ilea Calinesti" from the Valley of Cosaului, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Traditional hay ricks in a wooded field near Breb, Nr Sighlet, Maramures, Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional farm house of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • 19th century traditional farm house & gate of the Iza Valley, The Village museum near Sighlet, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Traditional hay ricks in a wooded field near Sighlet, Maramures, Transylvania
  • Hay rick at the Orthdox Monastry of Barsana, Maramures, Northern Transylvania
  • Tombstone showing a fiddler and a man dancing in traditional clothes,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a forestery forman,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Sculpture group "Parade of the Sacrificied" by Aurel Vlad,  at the Gulag Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • The interior of the Gulag,  Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • Maramures Wooden Church ( Biserica de Lemn ) of Cuvioasa Paraschiva, Northern Transylvania, Romania
  • Wooden Churches & Orthdox Monastry of Barsana. Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • The orthodox  Wood Churches ( Biserica de lemn ) - The " Adormirea Maicii Domnulu" Susani . Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Sculpture group "Parade of the Sacrificied" by Aurel Vlad,  at the Gulag Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • Sculpture group "Parade of the Sacrificied" by Aurel Vlad,  at the Gulag Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • Watch tower & names on the MEMORIAL of the Victims of Communism at the Gulag Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • The interior of the Gulag,  Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • Sculpture group "Parade of the Sacrificied" by Aurel Vlad,  at the Gulag Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • Sculpture group "Parade of the Sacrificied" by Aurel Vlad,  at the Gulag Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • Watch tower & Sculpture group "Parade of the Sacrificied" by Aurel Vlad,  at the Gulag Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Wooden Church of the Orthodox Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox Wooden Church of the Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox Wooden Church of the Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox Wooden Church of the Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Wooden Church of the Orthodox Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Christian Orthodox Crucifiction. Barsana. Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania
  • Wooden Churches & Orthdox Monastry of Barsana. Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • The interior of the Gulag,  Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • The interior of the Gulag,  Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • The interior of the Gulag,  Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • Sculpture group "Parade of the Sacrificied" by Aurel Vlad,  at the Gulag Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • Sculpture group "Parade of the Sacrificied" by Aurel Vlad,  at the Gulag Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Wooden Church ( Biserica de Lemn ) St Nicolae,  Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox Wooden Church of the Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Wooden Church of the Orthodox Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Wood Church of the Orthodox Cuvioasa Paraschiva , Poienile Izei, Maramures, Romania. UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Wooden Church of The Nativity of The Holy Mother ( Nasterea Maicii Domnului ) , Harnicesti, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Wooden Churches & Orthdox Monastry of Barsana. Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox Wooden Church of the Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Wooden Churches & Orthdox Monastry of Barsana. Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Wood Church of  the orthodox  Cuvioasa Paraschiva , Poienile Izei, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania. Romania. UNESCO World Heritage Site.  The Church of the Holy Parasceve (Poienile Izei) is one of the oldest of the wooden churches of Maramure? (1604), and reveals two phases in the development of such buildings. The first can be seen in the lower part of the walls with a sanctuary based on a square plan, a typical feature of the oldest wooden buildings. In the 18th century, the walls were raised, the naos was covered by a semi-circular vault, and the interior was decorated with paintings. The portico was added during the first half of the 19th century.
  • Sculpture group "Parade of the Sacrificied" by Aurel Vlad,  at the Gulag Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • Sculpture group "Parade of the Sacrificied" by Aurel Vlad,  at the Gulag Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş
  • Wooden Church of Cuvioasa Paraschiva built in 1770, Desesti, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania. UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Orthodox Wood Church of St Archangheli ( Biserica de lemn ) , Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Names on the MEMORIAL of the Victims of Communism at the Gulag Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureşb
  • Names on the MEMORIAL of the Victims of Communism at the Gulag Sighet prison which housed high ranking political & religious prisoners held by the Romanian communist regime. Now the  Sighet Memorial Museum in memory of the victims of communism.  Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureşb
  • Tombstone showing a fiddler and man in traditional clothes, The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone showing an shepherd with his sythe,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a mother showing her with her sons in a kitchen,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone showing a man painting the tombstones,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a lorry owner and lorry,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a farmer on the way to cut hay, The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a weaver,   The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a farmer picking fruit,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a lumberjack,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a man being killed by a logging accident ,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone showing a miller bagging corn, The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone showing a logger chopping trees, The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone showing an aold women sitting at her table,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone showing a fiddler and a man doing a traditional dance,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a thresher showing a couple threshing wheat,   The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone showing a couple threshing wheat, The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone showing a man on his horse, The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a Husband showing him drinking with his wife, The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a soldier, The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a farmer on his tractor,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a shepherd in the fields,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a house wife sitting at her table,   The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a school master,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a disabled man,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of an army  tank driver,   The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a lorry owner,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a Colonel,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a house wife, The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a man in traditional hat,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a timber mill worker,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a fruit farmer,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone showing a miner in a mine, The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a mother showing her with her sons,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone showing a man doing a traditional dance,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone showing a man in traditional clothes, The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a drinker in the pub,   The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstones in  The Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a forestery worker,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a washer women,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  Săpânţa, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan Pătraş (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Interior of the Greco Catholic Wooden Church of Adormirea Maiccii Domnului, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox Wooden Church of the Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Wooden Church of the Greco Catholic Sat Suagtag ( Biserica de lemn ) , Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox Wooden Church of the Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Greco Catholic Wooden Church of Adormirea Maiccii Domnului, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox Wooden Church of the Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox Wooden Church of the Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Interior of the Greco Catholic Wooden Church of Adormirea Maiccii Domnului, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox Wooden Church of the Church on The Hill, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Naive folk christian frescoes in the interior of the Orthodox  Wooden Church  ( Biserica de lemn ) of St Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Interior of the Wooden Church of the Greco Catholic Sat Suagtag ( Biserica de lemn ) , Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Interior of the Wooden Church of the Greco Catholic Sat Suagtag ( Biserica de lemn ) , Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Wooden Church of the Greco Catholic Sat Suagtag ( Biserica de lemn ) , Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania.
  • Interior of the Greco Catholic Wooden Church of Adormirea Maiccii Domnului, Maramures, Northern Transylvania, Romania, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Tombstone of a shepherd , The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  S?pân?a, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan P?tra? (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a carpenter, The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  S?pân?a, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan P?tra? (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • Tombstone of a miner,  The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  S?pân?a, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan P?tra? (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.
  • The  Merry Cemetery ( Cimitirul Vesel ),  S?pân?a, Maramares, Northern Transylvania, Romania.  The naive folk art style of the tombstones created by woodcarver  Stan Ioan P?tra? (1909 - 1977) who created in his lifetime over 700 colourfully painted wooden tombstones with small relief portrait carvings of the deceased or with scenes depicting them at work or play or surprisingly showing the violent accident that killed them. Each tombstone has an inscription about the person, sometimes a light hearted  limerick in Romanian.

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