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Täby church
Medieval Christian art in Sweden. Copyright Lars-Olof Albertson
Medieval diocese: Uppsala
Province: Uppland
Municipality: Täby
Constructed
13th century
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Description
Täby church was built in the last part of 13th century. It was constructed as a hall church. The north wall had no windows and and the windows in the south wall were small and placed in the upper part of the wall. The ceiling was either flat or had a barrel vault. After a fire in the middle of 15th century the church was vaulted with four vaults. They were painted by Albertus Pictor. As the vaults never were whitewashed the paintings are in extremely good condition. The image program is strongly influenced by Biblia Pauperum.
The porch was constructed i the middle of the 15th century and was painted by the Tierp workshop.

Bibliography
Henrik Cornell, Albertus Pictor. Sten Stures und Jacob Ulvssons Mahler. Stockholm 1981
Erik Lundberg, Albertus Pictor, Stockholm 1961
Pia Melin, Fåfängans förgänglighet. Allegorien som livs- och lärospegel hos Albertus Pictor. Stockholm 2006 (Diss)
Anna Nilsén, Program och funktion i senmedeltida kalkmåleri. Stockholm 1986 (Diss)
Bengt G. Söderberg, Svenska kyrkomålningar från medeltiden, Stockholm [1951]
Täby kyrka. En presentation i 18 avsnitt. Borås 1968