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Maulbertschova freska ve Filosofickém sále Strahovské knihovny: forma a technika

Title in English Maulbertschs Fresco in the Philosophical Hall of the Strahov Library: form and technique


Year of publication 2010
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Ars : [časopis Ústavu dejín umenia Slovenskej akadémie vied]
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Art, architecture, cultural heritage
Keywords baroque wall painting; Franz Anton Maulbertsch; Martin Michl; library; Philosophical Hall; Strahov; technique
Description The ceiling painting in the Philosophical Hall at the Strahov Canonry in Prague was executed in 1794 by Franz Anton Maulbertsch and his pupil Martin Michl, who were working here in accordance with the concetto of the Maulbertsch fresco in the library of the Premonstratensian monastery at Louka, Znojmo, created in 1778 and destroyed after abolition of monastery in 1784. The article analyses the painting decorations of the Strahov library (Philosophical Hall) after their last restoration (finished 2010). The analysis is focused on the form and style of paintings and technological aspects of their creation.
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