Artworks Catalogue

The pew and its decoration in the monastery church St Dionys and Juliana, Schäftlarn, photo Bavarian State Department of Monuments and Sites, Michel Forstner 07.2017
The pew and its decoration in the monastery church St Dionys and Juliana, Schäftlarn, photo Bavarian State Department of Monuments and Sites, Michel Forstner 07.2017
The pew and its decoration in the monastery church St Dionys and Juliana, Schäftlarn, photo Bavarian State Department of Monuments and Sites, Michel Forstner 07.2017
The pew and its decoration in the monastery church St Dionys and Juliana, Schäftlarn, photo Bavarian State Department of Monuments and Sites, Michel Forstner 07.2017

Location

Germany, Bavaria, Schäftlarn

monastery church St Dionys and Juliana (Klosterkirche St. Dionys and St. Juliana)

Benediktinerkloster Schäftlarn

Artwork

The pew and its decoration in the monastery church St Dionys and Juliana, Schäftlarn

Type

Pew

Critical History

Two double rows of seats and two single seats for the abbot and the prior, two credences are attributed to J. B. Straubs work. 1

Construction / Execution

The pews and the credences are executed in oak wood. The sculptureal decoration is performed as reliefs formed by putti and clouds only this decoration has a white painting layer with golden areas.

Components

Carpentry
The pew and its decoration in the monastery church St Dionys and Juliana, Schäftlarn
Completed: 1756 – 1765
Technique(s): sawing, wood carving
Sculpture
The pew and its decoration in the monastery church St Dionys and Juliana, Schäftlarn
Author: Johann Baptist Straub (Wiesensteig ca. 1704 – Munich 1784)
Completed: 1756 – 1765
Technique(s): wood carving
Material(s): wood
Polychromy
The pew and its decoration in the monastery church St Dionys and Juliana, Schäftlarn
Completed: 1756 – 1780
Technique(s): polished white, water gilding

Images

  1. The pew and its decoration in the monastery church St Dionys and Juliana, Schäftlarn, photo Bavarian State Department of Monuments and Sites, Michel Forstner 07.2017
  2. The pew and its decoration in the monastery church St Dionys and Juliana, Schäftlarn, photo Bavarian State Department of Monuments and Sites, Michel Forstner 07.2017
  3. The pew and its decoration in the monastery church St Dionys and Juliana, Schäftlarn, photo Bavarian State Department of Monuments and Sites, Michel Forstner 07.2017
  4. The pew and its decoration in the monastery church St Dionys and Juliana, Schäftlarn, photo Bavarian State Department of Monuments and Sites, Michel Forstner 07.2017

Catalogue entry prepared by Rupert Karbacher

Recommended citation: Rupert Karbacher, The pew and its decoration in the monastery church St Dionys and Juliana, Schäftlarn, in: TrArS – Tracing the Art of the Straub Family, 2018, (accessed 24/02/2019) URL

Sources and Bibliography

  1. Peter Volk, Johann Baptist Straub 1704–1784 , München, Hirmer Verlag, 1984 , 184

Notes

1 Peter Volk, 1984, p. 202