Author: Steffen Kremer


Early Heraldry in the Late Romanesque Wall Paintings of the Church of Artins (France)

Forgotten in the depot of the ‘Kunstsammlungen’ in Coburg Castle for decades, a ‘medieval tapestry’ was rediscovered in 2014. Soon after, it was determined, that the ‘tapestry’ was not in fact a tapestry, but a medieval wall painting that had been removed using the so called ‘strappo’-method.[1] Besides the monumental battle scene, three smaller painted fragments – showing early modern coats of arms – were also found in Coburg...

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