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CARCOLITI, elephant and lion from Sant Joan de Boí

UnknownAround 1100

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, Barcelona

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, Barcelona

Intrados of the north arch closest to the west end. The decoration of the church includes paintings from the nave and aisles, the west wall, the arches and the exterior north wall. From the parish church of Sant Joan de Boí (Vall de Boí, Alta Ribagorça).

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  • Title: CARCOLITI, elephant and lion from Sant Joan de Boí
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Around 1100
  • Tag: Animal figure, Geometric motif
  • Provenance: Boí
  • Physical Dimensions: w1020 x h3100 cm
  • Inventory number: 200427-000
  • Artwork history: Acquired by the Junta de Museus, 1977-1978
  • Type: Mural painting
  • External Link: Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya
  • Medium: Fresco transferred to canvas

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