Academic thesis

Roya Zeidler: The medieval mural painting in the south-east-corner of the southern side aisle in St. Aegidii Church, Aegidiikirchhof 1, 06484 Quedlinburg/Sachsen-Anhalt. Examination and development of a conservation concept, proposal for the further proceeding, monitoring and presentation, the practical application of emergency measures regarding the fragile parts of the painting. Back
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Abstract: The visible part of the medieval mural painting is located in the south-east-corner of the southern side aisle in St. Aegidii Church of Quedlinburg/Saxony-Anhalt. It represents the topic of this diploma thesis. Several influences like manufacturing techniques, environmental conditions and missing attention led up to today’s worrying condition. Aim of this paper is to develop a concept for the conservation. Thematic priority represents the practical application of the emergency steps. Addressed are also preventive measures and options to improve the appearance of the wall painting prospectively.


Keywords: Quedlinburg/Sachsen-Anhalt, St. Aegidii-Church, medieval mural painting, Secco-technique of painting, blue iron ore, pigment conversion, emergency measures, monitoring, early Gothic
  • academic institution: Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden
  • kind of theses:  Diplomarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Prof. Dr. phil. Dott. Thomas Danzl
  • assistant Tutor:  Prof. Dr. Christoph Herm
  • date:  2019
  • Language:  German
  • pages:  192
  • pictures:  367

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