UNREAL CEILING FRESCO IN GERMANY
Painted on the nave of St. Paulinus’ Church in Trier, Germany, is this incredible fresco by Rococo artist Christoph Thomas Scheffler (1699-1756). The fresco portrays scenes from the life of St Paulinus and depictions of the martyrdom of the Theban Legion.
A Baroque church, St. Pailunus’ was constructed between 1734 and 1753. The image above is a vertical panorama stitched from 11 separate photographs. To truly appreciate the amazing detail of this painting, be sure to check out the 10.14 mb 3800 x 7809 pixel version on Wikimedia Commons.