Jernej of Loka

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Fresco in St. Nicholas' Church, Godešič

Jernej of Loka (Bartholomew) was a 16th-century painter active in the Škofja Loka area, from which his epithet is also derived. He is known to have painted the frescoes in a number of other churches throughout the Upper Carniola region and some in the area of Tolmin (Slovenia) and in the Natisone Valley (Italy).

Churches where frescoes believed to have been painted by Jernej of Loka are preserved include:


  1. ^ "Žirovnica municipal site". Archived from the original on 2007-10-29. Retrieved 2008-04-11.
  2. ^ all churches on this list from the Škofja Loka area are from the Škofja Loka municipal protected churches list 2007 Archived 2011-08-11 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ - a guide to trips in Slovenia (in Slovene)
  4. ^ Cultural Heritage in the Municipality of Gorenja Vas–Poljane (in Slovene)
  5. ^ "Municipality of Železniki, Selca Tourist Association site". Archived from the original on 2009-02-09. Retrieved 2008-12-17.
  6. ^ Church in Police at the Slovene Tourist Association site
  7. ^ Church in Polje at the Slovene Tourist Association site
  8. ^ Kanal Tourist Information Centre site Archived 2008-04-18 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ St. Mary Magdalene Church on the Slovene Tourist Association site (in English)
  10. ^ Churches in the Natisone valley (in Italian)