paintined wood ceiling beams

Old Spanish Style Decorated Wooden Ceilings

painted decorative Spanish ceilings

Old decorated wooden ceilings are abundant in Spain. They are called artesona- dos, and are of remote origin. Prudencio, the Spanish Roman, writing late in the fourth century, describes the “gilded ceiling with painted coffers” which covered the basilica of Saint Eulalia in Merida; and Saint Isidore of Seville, the Visigoth, writing in the seventh, […]

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