Vitale da Bologna, Noah and the Dove

1351-60
Fresco
Pomposa Abbey, Codigoro, Italy

On the left Noah releases the dove; on the right, the dove returns. In this image the ark does not look much like a church, more like a snug little chest. The submerged building on the left is a stylized image of the abbey church in which this fresco is found.

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Photographed at the abbey by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.