Romania's painted monasteries near Suceava

By Heather Farish

First Visit?

Please Register for Comping Image Downloads, Multi-User Lightboxes and more.

Photo Details

Date Published: 3/13/2009
Digital Image / Digital Med Res
2288x1712 pixels

Model Release Available: No
Property Release No
Previously Published: 0

© Heather Farish

Photographer Details

Romania's painted monasteries near Suceava

From the 1400s and 1500s, these monasteries have their entire outside walls covered in paintings although some have now faded due to exposure to the elements. A mixture of Moldovian and Byzantine architecture, the pictures feature a combination of biblical related scenes and important historic events. This detail is from Voronet Monastery. .

Keywords:   monastery painted murals historic buildings Moldovian Byzantine architecture Suceava Romania Voronet