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Wohnhaus, spätgotische Fassadenmalerei*

Scuol Sot 20 | 7550 Scuol
Late Gothic façade painting from around 1600 covers the entire façade like a carpet. The pattern is of rectangles laid in a running bond pattern with colour changes along the diagonal. Truss-like window frames. Coat of Arms of the League of God’s House and two rustic ibex. Exterior restoration 1978-79.

(Kunstführer durch Graubünden, Hg. Gesellschaft für Schweizerische Kunstgeschichte. Eng. translation of the title: Art Guide of Graubünden, ed. Society for the History of Swiss Art, Zurich 2008. This book has only been published in German.)