Irena Pišútová: Maľby na skle (Window Painting)

Irena Pišútová: Maľby na skleThis picture rich books rich examples of folk window painting and their creation by both unknown artists and well known, older artists. Through long term, professional research the author of the book put all the pieces together, using all her knowledge from previous editions and other publications with window painting themes. Her relationships with the collections of Slovak museums allowed her to choose specific representations of composition, which have not been presented to together yet. The reader friendly text educates about the history of Slovak window painting with all signs of the art pieces’ preparation. Each evangelical or catholic themed piece is grouped by central, western, or eastern Slovak region of origin. Among the works of known artists are also included the works of In addition to the works of well-known, non-anonymous painters the book introduces the formation of families Salzmann Landsfeld. Following these works, are the pieces of other authors which visibly move away from traditional themes and enrich this artistic discipline with new ideas and custom painting embodiment.

Published by Center of Folk Art and Production of Bratislava year 2010

Specifics: 392 pages, English Summaries

ISBN 978-80-88852-75-9

Price: 28 €

 

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