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Altar of Archangels

Second quarter of the thirteenth century
Temple, stucco reliefs in metal on wood from the church of Catalonia, Spain.

Acquisition of Museums Board's campaign in 1932. MNAC 3913

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. .

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Altar of Archangels<br />
<br />
Second quarter of the thirteenth century<br />
Temple, stucco reliefs in metal on wood from the church of Catalonia, Spain.<br />
<br />
Acquisition of Museums Board's campaign in 1932. MNAC 3913<br />
<br />
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. .<br />
<br />
If you prefer you can also buy from our ALAMY PHOTO LIBRARY  Collection visit : https://www.alamy.com/portfolio/paul-williams-funkystock/romanesque-art-antiquities.html<br />
Type -     MNAC     - into the LOWER SEARCH WITHIN GALLERY box. Refine search by adding background colour, place, subject etc<br />
<br />
Visit our ROMANESQUE ART PHOTO COLLECTION for more   photos  to download or buy as prints https://funkystock.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/Medieval-Romanesque-Art-Antiquities-Historic-Sites-Pictures-Images-of/C0000uYGQT94tY_Y