Stoning of Saint Stephen from Boí

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Location: 
Room 2
Artists / Makers / Authorities: 
Master of Boí
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The presentation of the Stoning of Saint Stephen from Boí, framed and removed from its original location, where it was standing in a high position at the end of the side nave, enables a close look at one of the most representative scenes of the wall decoration at Boí. Narrative and dynamism are some of the characteristics of a pictorial style relative to the French art of the region of Poitiers. Focusing on the iconography, the topic depicted proves the importance of a widespread worship of specific saints due to French influence.

 

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Painting

Circa 1100

Purchased by the Junta de Museus in the 1919-1923 campaign

Inventory number: 

015953-000

The scene was located close to the quadruped with the fleur-de-lis, in the north aisle or the nave. The group comprises paintings from the nave and aisles, the west wall, the arches, the columns and the exterior north wall. From the parish church of Sant Joan de Boí (Vall de Boí, Alta Ribagorça).
Fresco transferred to canvas
Century: 11th
Subject: Religion
Mestre de Boí - Lapidació de sant Esteve de Boí - Cap a 1100
Lapidació de sant Esteve de Boí