Ceiling (Detail)

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From Guthrie Church, Angus

Postcard of Ceiling (Detail).
© National Museums Scotland

Ceiling (Detail)

This is a detail of part of a painted oak ceiling from Guthrie Church in Angus. The ceiling dates from the late 15th century and is the only painted ceiling surviving from before the Reformation.

The painting depicts the Last Judgement and this detail shows Christ sitting in judgement on humanity.

The other part of the ceiling shows the Crucifixion.

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Online ID: 000-100-000-726-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.KL 221
Date: 15th century
Late 15th century
Material: Wood, painted
Dimensions: 6100 mm L x 6400 mm W
What: Ceiling, Guthrie Church
Subject: Carved woodwork, painted ceilings (NMAS Classification)
Where: Scotland, Angus, Guthrie Church
Description: Ceiling of painted wood from Guthrie Church, Angus, 15th century
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