Saturday, September 25, 2010

14th Century Church Fresco Uncovered In Budapest

A Hungarian priest, Zoltán Osztie, and archaeologist Imre Bodor presented a rediscovered medieval fresco to the media on Thursday.

The fresco, which portrays the infant Jesus and the Virgin Mary, was uncovered on a sanctum wall behind the main altar of the Inner City Parish Church in the midst of preparations for a repainting project in the summer.

The style and theme of the fresco suggests the early 14th Century, art restorer Éva Derdák said.

Click here to read a full description from Medieval Hungary blog