Battle of Benevento – Mural Design


Here’s a sketch I made for a mural proposal. It depicts the exhumation of the body of Manfred of Sicily following the Battle of Benevento in 1266.

Black and white sketch

And a subsequent colour sketch:

Battle of Benevento colour sketch

The colour sketch had to be an aid for a final mural whilst being able to stand up as a painting in it’s own right. It’s been a while since I painted it now and looking at it there’s a few changes I’d make but I like the general feel.

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