Härkeberga Church

Enköping, Sweden

Härkeberga church was built in the early 1300s and was enlarged in the 1400s with the vestry and porch. Also vaults were added then. Albertus Pictor decorated arches and walls with murals in the mid 1480's. The wall paintings were restored in the 1930s.

The paintings in Härkeberga church are Albertus Pictor's finest works. The stories originate from both the Old and New Testaments. They relate to the Biblia Pauperum, a medieval book describing events of Holy Bible as pictures or “comics” for poor and illiterate people.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Mauricio Otz (2 months ago)
Beautiful church!
Renato Novelli (21 months ago)
Beautiful and interesting church
Eric Danell (2 years ago)
Fantastic!
Magnus Hellqvist (2 years ago)
Great experience of medieval church and paintings by Albertus Pictor.
Gunnar Johansson (2 years ago)
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