A group of Apostles out of place. Mural paintings from Sant Pere del Burgal /2

Paz Marquès The fragment of mural painting from Sant Pere del Burgal is currently in the process of being restored. We have been working on this piece for years, studying its place with respect to the apse, the nature of the pigments, the surface materials … always with the idea of being able to insert…

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Author: Paz Marquès

A group of Apostles out of place. Mural Paintings from Sant Pere del Burgal / 1

Paz Marquès Here at the Museu Nacional, in the restoration and preventive conservation workshop we have a spectacular, fairly large fragment of mural painting, measuring 2.4 x 3.03 metres, that until a few years ago was in the museum’s reserves. Place of origin This fragment, like the paintings that we have exhibited in the museum,…

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Author: Paz Marquès

The virtual apse of Sant Climent de Taüll: a shared project

The church of Sant Climent de Taüll, situated in the valley of Boí (Alta Ribagorça) and declared a world heritage site of Humanity by UNESCO in the year 2000, has offered since 2013 an innovative presentation of its Romanesque paintings, by means of a virtual mapping video that recreates, within the greater apse and the…

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Author: Paz Marquès

Years of dirt. Restoration of the Apostolate of Sant Romà de Les Bons

Apostolat, segle XII.

Sant Romà de les Bons is a small and pretty church located in Encamp, Andorra. We would like to share the restoration of the two fragments of Romanesque mural painting which were taken down a strappo and transferred, which came from this place and have been conserved in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya since…

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Author: Paz Marquès