Artworks Catalogue

The sculpture of St Nicholas in the Regional Museum Maribor (Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, photo by Valentin Benedik, 2018)
The sculpture of St Nicholas in the Regional Museum Maribor, detail (Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, photo by Valentin Benedik, 2018)

Location

Slovenia, Maribor

Regional Museum Maribor

Artwork

The sculpture of St Nicholas in the Regional Museum Maribor

Type

Sculpture

Dimensions

Height: 125 cm, width: 76 cm, depth: 33 cm

Critical History

The sculpture of St Nicholas in the Regional Museum Maribor was attributed to Joseph Straub by Sergej Vrišer.1 The original location of the sculpture is unknown.

Construction / Execution

The sculpture is made of wood. It has naturalistic painting with gilded drapery, shoes and hat. The inner side of its drapery is coloured red and the coat is silvered.

Components

Sculpture
Sculpture
Author: Joseph Straub (Wiesensteig 1712 – Maribor 1756)
Technique(s): wood carving
Material(s): limewood
Polychromy
Polychromy
Technique(s): oil, water gilding
Material(s): calcium carbonate, gold leaf, red bole, silver leaf, size

Images

  1. The sculpture of St Nicholas in the Regional Museum Maribor (Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, photo by Valentin Benedik, 2018)
  2. The sculpture of St Nicholas in the Regional Museum Maribor, 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, The sculpture of St Nicholas in the Regional Museum Maribor, in: TrArS – Tracing the Art of the Straub Family, 2018, (accessed 14/07/2020) URL

Sources and Bibliography

  1. Sergej Vrišer, Mariborski muzej II: umetnostna zbirka, Maribor, Obzorja, 1979

Notes

1 Sergej Vrišer, 1979, 18.