Pre-Romanesque painting (8th-10th centuries)

Surviving paintings from the Pre-Romanesque period are mostly frescoes in contemporary or earlier churches and miniature illustrations in illuminated manuscripts. The frescoes are presented below, while the miniatures (including those from the 4th century onward) can be found in the illuminated manuscripts section of our collection.

Preview Picture Data File Info Comment
Crucifixion
741-52
Fresco
Santa Maria Antiqua, Rome

787*1100
True Color
241 Kb



Stoning of St Stephen
c. 800
Fresco
Abbey of Saint-Germain, Auxerre (Yonne)

856*500
True Color
125 Kb



Stoning of St Stephen (detail)
c. 800
Fresco
Abbey of Saint-Germain, Auxerre (Yonne)

1030*755
True Color
148 Kb



Figures around a Saint
c. 800
Fresco
Abbey of Saint-Germain, Auxerre (Yonne)

1113*794
True Color
180 Kb



View of the frescoes
800-30
Fresco
Benedictine monastery, Müstair

1200*874
True Color
138 Kb



Fresco cycle
800-30
Fresco
Benedictine monastery, Müstair

1400*933
True Color
176 Kb



Fresco cycle
800-30
Fresco
Benedictine monastery, Müstair

1300*730
True Color
152 Kb



Fresco cycle
12th century
Fresco
Benedictine monastery, Müstair

1244*700
True Color
161 Kb



Christ Healing the Mute Man
c. 800
Fresco
Benedictine monastery, Müstair

1034*900
True Color
188 Kb



Ornamental band
c. 800
Fresco
Benedictine monastery, Müstair

700*1046
True Color
144 Kb



Flight of Paul
c. 800
Fresco
St. Proculus, Naturno

1000*750
True Color
82 Kb



Donor figure
c. 880
Fresco
Benedictine church, Malles

617*1300
True Color
118 Kb



Donor figure
c. 880
Fresco
Benedictine church, Malles

932*1300
True Color
233 Kb



Donor figure
c. 880
Fresco
Benedictine church, Malles

763*1300
True Color
200 Kb



The Gerasene demoniac
c. 980
Fresco
St. Georg, Oberzell

1200*798
True Color
143 Kb



The Gerasene demoniac
c. 980
Fresco
St. Georg, Oberzell

1276*900
True Color
190 Kb



The Healing of the Sick
c. 980
Fresco
St. Georg, Oberzell

1273*900
True Color
220 Kb



The Storm on the Sea of Galilee
c. 980
Fresco
St. Georg, Oberzell

1272*900
True Color
179 Kb



The Healing of the Woman of her Bloody Issue
c. 980
Fresco
St. Georg, Oberzell

1200*939
True Color
187 Kb