2016

The museum in 45 minutes

Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval

What you can't miss of the medieval art collections if you're short on time

Baldachin from Ribes, La Seu d'Urgell workshops, 1125/1150, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
THE MEDIEVAL ART
The Episcopal Museum of Vic conserves a magnificent collection of medieval art with painting, sculpture and textile from the Catalan Romanesque and Gothic periods.
Reliefs from the Cathedral of Vic, Vic-Ripoll workshop, 1150/1200, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval

ROMANESQUE PAINTING AND SCULPTURE (12th and 13th centuries)

The MEV’s collection of Romanesque Art is among the most important ones in the world. There are a dozen painted panels

The Descent from the Cross from Erill la Vall, Master of Erill, 1100/1150, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Altar frontal from Sant Martí in Puigbò, Vic workshops, 1100/1125, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Baldachin from Ribes, La Seu d'Urgell workshops, 1125/1150, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Mural paintings from the apse of Sant Sadurní in Osormort, Vic workshops, Mestre d'Osormort, 1125/1150, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Altar frontal from Santa Margarida in Vilaseca, Vic workshops, 1175/1200, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Christ in Majesty from Santa Maria in Lluçà, Vic workshops, 1150/1200, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Virgin from Santa Maria in Matamala, Vic workshops, 1175/1200, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Altar from Santa Maria in Lluçà, Master of Lluçà; Vic workshops, 1225/1250, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Altar side panels, Master of Soriguerola, 1200/1300, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval

GOTHIC PAINTING AND SCULPTURE (1300-1420)

The various stages of Catalan Gothic art can be found at the MEV in leading works.

Altarpiece of the Passion, Death, Resurrection and Ascension of Christ, Bernat Saulet, 1325/1350, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Virgin of Boixadors, Unknown, 1350/1370, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Compartment from an altarpiece with the Virgin and the Child and angel musicians, Jaume Cabrera, 1400/1425, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval

Courtyard Gothic

Altarpiece dedicated to Saint Francis, Lluís Borrassà, 1414/1415, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Altarpiece from Guimerà, Ramon de Mur, 1402 - 1412, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval

Gothic and Renaissance painting and sculpture (1420 to 1550)

Compartments from an altarpiece, Bernat Martorell, 1425/1450, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Altarpiece from Verdú, Jaume Ferrer II, 1425/1450, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Holy Face, Joan Gascó, 1513, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval

FABRIC AND GARMENTS

The collection of textile and liturgical vestments is one of the most important in Catalonia, and is in itself a museum within the Museum

Altar frontal called the “Witches' Cloth”, Unknown, 1100/1150, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Cope of Ramon de Bellera, Bishop of Vic, Unknown, 1350/1375, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
Frontal of the Epiphany, Unknown, 1450/1500, From the collection of: Mev, Museu d'Art Medieval
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