Artworks Catalogue

The sculpture of St Bartholomew the Apostle (Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, photo by Valentin Benedik, 2018)
The sculpture of St Bartholomew the Apostle, detail (Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, photo by Valentin Benedik, 2018)
The sculpture of St Christopher (Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, photo by Valentin Benedik, 2018)
The sculpture of St Christopher, detail (Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, photo by Valentin Benedik, 2018)

Location

Slovenia, Spodnja Polskava

Artwork

Two sculptures on the altar of the Holy Family in the north Chapel of the Parish Church of St Stephen in Spodnja Polskava

Type

Sculpture

Critical History

The two sculptures, representing St Bartholomew the Apostle and St Christopher on the altar of the Holy Family in the north Chapel of the parish church of St Stephen in Spodnja Polskava were attributed to Joseph Straub by Sergej Vrišer.1

Construction / Execution

Sculptures are made of wood. Polychromy of sculptures is typical for the style at the turn of the century around 1900.

Components

Sculpture
Sculpture
Technique(s): wood carving
Material(s): limewood

Comment

Sculptures were painted around the year 1900. It seems there is no other polychromy under the new layer of ground and paint.

Images

  1. The sculpture of St Bartholomew the Apostle (Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, photo by Valentin Benedik, 2018)
  2. The sculpture of St Bartholomew the Apostle, detail (Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, photo by Valentin Benedik, 2018)
  3. The sculpture of St Christopher (Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, photo by Valentin Benedik, 2018)
  4. The sculpture of St Christopher, detail (Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, photo by Valentin Benedik, 2018)

Catalogue entry prepared by Valentina Pavlič and Saša Dolinšek

Recommended citation: Valentina Pavlič and Saša Dolinšek, Two sculptures on the altar of the Holy Family in the north Chapel of the Parish Church of St Stephen in Spodnja Polskava, in: TrArS – Tracing the Art of the Straub Family, 2018, (accessed 13/07/2020) URL

Sources and Bibliography

  1. Sergej Vrišer, Mariborski baročni kiparji, in: Zbornik za umetnostno zgodovino, n. v. IV, 1957, 71–127
  2. Sergej Vrišer, Baročno kiparstvo na slovenskem Štajerskem, Maribor, Obzorja, 1963
  3. Sergej Vrišer, Baročno kiparstvo na slovenskem Štajerskem, Ljubljana, Slovenska matica, 1992

Notes

1 Sergej Vrišer, 1957, 93; Sergej Vrišer, 1963, 169; Sergej Vrišer, 1992, 236.