Medieval English wall painting from St Stephen's Chapel


A fragment of the 14th-century medieval wall painting from St Stephen's Chapel, the royal chapel located in Westminster Palace. The work was started by King Edward I but not completed until the reign of his grandson, Edward III. With scenes and inscriptions from the Book of Job (Old Testament), the painting is regarded as one of the most significant and lavish examples of its time. Few English wall paintings survive from the medieval period.

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Medieval English wall painting from St Stephen's Chapel
c. 1350–63
Tempera on stone
© Trustees of the British Museum
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