St. Wolfgang Altarpiece

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Mark Cartwright
by Bede735
published on 24 November 2021

The high altarpiece in the church of St. Wolfgang in Salzkammergut, Austria. Designed by Michael Pacher, it is made of pine and spruce wood which has been richly painted and gilded. Completed in 1481, it is considered a masterpiece of Renaissance art.

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