Výzdoba a původní funkce sakristie kostela sv. Kateřiny ve Velvarech

Title in English Decoration and original function of the sacristy of St. Catherine's Church in Velvary


Year of publication 2010
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Opuscula historiae artium
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Art, architecture, cultural heritage
Keywords Church of St. Catherine; Velvary; wall painting; 15 th century; international style; Hussite movement; Jan Velvar
Description In the 1990s, wall paintings dating from the mid-15th century were uncovered in the space below the tower of the church of St. Catherine in Velvary. A damaged scene of the Crucifixion, a series depicting the apostles, and plant motifs decorating the vault were painted by a Prague painter in the retrospective style that dominated Bohemian art after the Hussite wars.

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