Painting: Wise and Foolish Virgins

Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker provide a description, historical perspective, and analysis of The Wise and Foolish Virgins.

Circle of the Master of Pedret, The Wise and Foolish Virgins, south apse of the Epistle, Sant Quirze de Pedret, late eleventh century to the beginning of twelfth century, fresco transferred to canvas 325 × 315 × 320 cm (Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona)