Artworks Catalogue

The sculpture of St Florian on the side altar in the Parish Church of St Philip and St James in Laporje (photo by Valentina Pavlič, 2018)

Location

Slovenia, Laporje

Parish Church of St Philip and St James (Župnijska cerkev sv. Filipa in Jakoba)

Artwork

The Sculpture of St Florian on the Side Altar in the Parish Church of St Philip and St James in Laporje

Type

Sculpture

Critical History

Sergej Vrišer attributed one sculpture on the side altar in the Parish Church of St Philip and St James in Laporje to Joseph Straub.1 It is a sculpture of St Florian on the right side of the altar, which shows characteristics of Joseph Straub`s personal style: the posture, curly hair and beard, open mouths and big open eyes.

Components

Sculpture
Sculpture
Author: Joseph Straub (Wiesensteig 1712 – Maribor 1756)
Technique(s): wood carving
Material(s): limewood
Polychromy
Polychromy
Polychromy
First repolychromy

Images

  1. The sculpture of St Florian on the side altar in the Parish Church of St Philip and St James in Laporje (photo by Valentina Pavlič, 2018)

Catalogue entry prepared by Valentina Pavlič and Saša Dolinšek

Recommended citation: Valentina Pavlič and Saša Dolinšek, The Sculpture of St Florian on the Side Altar in the Parish Church of St Philip and St James in Laporje, in: TrArS – Tracing the Art of the Straub Family, 2018, (accessed 13/07/2020) URL

Sources and Bibliography

  1. Sergej Vrišer, Baročno kiparstvo na slovenskem Štajerskem, Maribor, Obzorja, 1963
  2. Sergej Vrišer, Baročno kiparstvo na slovenskem Štajerskem, Ljubljana, Slovenska matica, 1992

Notes

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