Academic thesis

Monika Piehler: Uncovering and Covering of wallpaintings using the example of the mediaval wallpaintings on the south wall of the Oberkirche in Arnstadt / The uncovering and the covering of wallpaintings Back
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Abstract: On the inner south wall of the former Franciscan church are two mediaval wall paintings laying one above the other. They are partially unvovered or there are later painting layers above them. In the mapping the inner and outer side of the south wall are brought in correlation with the wall paintings for working out the reason of damage. The conception includes tests for cleaning, plaster- and paintlayer-consolidation and plastersupplementation.
The theory thesis shines a light on the talking point of covering and uncovering wallpaintings.


Keywords: covering, uncovering, mediaval wallpaintings, overpainting, moisture measuring
  • academic institution: Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden
  • kind of theses:  Diplomarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Prof. Dr. Thomas Danzl; Dipl.-Rest. Birgit Busch
  • assistant Tutor:  Prof. Dr. Stephan Pfefferkorn
  • date:  2009
  • Language:  German
  • pages:  134
  • pictures:  200

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