HALL SANSI HOTEL AT PEDRALBES
TECHNIQUE: Fresco mural painting
BUILDING: Hotel Sansi Pedralbes
CITY/REGION: Barcelona (Catalonia)
DIMENSIONS: 155 / 200 cm (31 m2)
Throughout art history, the Biblical story of the Samaritan woman has been depicted to represent hospitality. Near the old well of Jacob, the Samaritan woman offers water to Jesus. This fragment of fresco painting is a "strappo", done by tearing off the original mural painting to transfer it to a canvas.