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Conservation of the Last Judgment mosaic, St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague

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Published by Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Czech Republic,
  • Prague.
    • Subjects:
    • Katedrála sv. Víta (Prague, Czech Republic),
    • Mozaika Posledního soudu,
    • Mosaics, Medieval -- Conservation and restoration -- Czech Republic -- Prague,
    • Mural painting and decoration, Medieval -- Czech Republic -- Prague,
    • Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Czech Republic -- Prague,
    • Judgment Day in art

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Francesca Piqué and Dusan Stulik.
      ContributionsPiqué, Francesca, 1962-, Stulik, Dusan, 1956-, Getty Conservation Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA3792.C9 C66 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3294020M
      ISBN 100892367822
      LC Control Number2004014322

      Next to the altar is the sanctuarium a cask for the holy sacramentsclosed by gilded Gothic grill by master Wenceslas from Chapter 8 introduces the second part of the book, dedicated to conservation planning and methodology. St. Vitus Cathedral main altar, in neo-Gothic style, is from the time of the completion of the Cathedral, the benches along the sides are from the middle of the 17th century and the late Renaissance pulpit which is made of gilded lime wood, originates in the beginning of the 17th century. Wenceslas was named a saint, posthumously declared king and is the patron saint of the Czech Republic. Vitus Cathedral, Prague consists of a selection of papers presented at a symposium organized by the Getty Conservation Institute and the Office of the President of the Czech Republic. The Chapel of St.

      Another yet! Despite attempts to restore the mosaic to its original appearance—the first as early as the 15th century—the problem of the corrosion continued into the 20th century without a long-term solution. The associated work was transported around and was lost. By the time of St.

      This case is purely decorative. Vitus, a defender of the Holy Roman Empire and henceforth also a patron saint of Bohemia. The authors have implemented a monitoring protocol for the early detection of changes in the appearance of the mosaic. The Bab told of the judgment: "There shall be no resurrection of the day, in the sense of the coming forth from the physical graves.


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From the Oratory the layout of the Cathedral is already visible: the choir with the ring of chapels surrounds the presbytery, in which stands the neo-Gothic altar of St. Frantisek Kysela designed the Rose Window which depicts scenes from the Biblical story of creation.

Second, treatment documentation relating to the recording of the condition of the mosaic before, during, and after conservation intervention is discussed. The original is in the National Gallery Prague book the Czech Republic.

Chapter 8 introduces the second part of the book, dedicated to conservation planning Prague book methodology. Wencelas and in the middle of the wall is a Gothic statue of St. Mocker designed the two Gothic style towers on the west facade. Exterior Pollution has blackened the entire cathedral, but if you look closely at the stonework you will notice that the west front, including the twin spires, and Prague book are more recent than the rest of the building, which mainly dates from the medieval period.

The air abrasive method was thought to be the most suitable as it restored the original color of the glass and allowed for the application of an organic protective coating. The Department of Image Processing was invited to join the project and to use their expertise in advanced digital image restoration and registration alignment methods to reveal original patterns which had disappeared from the mosaic and which, while captured by the historical photograph, are obscured in it by the high level of noise and blurring.

The tower is probably intentionally placed asymetrically on the south side of the Cathedral close to the grave of St. In this book, the newly cleaned and restored fresco is presented in all its powerful complexity. For God shall originate that creation and then cause it to return. After extensive studies and testing, the cleaning method selected was one using a stream of compressed air and microscopic glass particles.

The mosaic of the Last Judgement, in triptych form, on the south facade was completed in at the request of Charles IV, king of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor who is buried in the crypt beneath the cathedral.

On the altar of St. Off the transept, the St. Scenes from the life of the saint are depicted in the Renaissance fresco on the east wall of the Chapel. In workers finally laid the foundations of the new nave, and inafter Kramer's death, architect Josef Mocker assumed control of the reconstruction.

The same year a society under the full name "Union for Completion of the Cathedral of St. The Czechs it is said did not conquer Milan simply through bravery but by applying psychological pressure also.

Conservation of the Last Judgement Mosaic, St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague

The southern Prague book of the rotunda was incorporated into the eastern transept of the new church because it housed the tomb of St. He first describes the monitoring weather station put in place for a whole year and the type of instruments with which it was equipped.

The crossing pairs of ribs create a net-like construction hence the namewhich considerably strengthens the vault. Veronica on his way to Golgotha. What, will the line stretch out to the crack of doom?The original Romanesque Rotunda of St.

Category:Last Judgement window in St. Vitus Cathedral

Vitus was founded in the second decade of the 10th century by St. Wenceslas in order to house a gift from Emperor Henry the Fowler, the shoulder of St. Vitus, a defender of the Holy Roman Empire and henceforth also a patron saint of Bohemia. He built it on the highest place in Prague Castle and by doing so.

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