Canon Tables

lochert-posterAuthor: Martina Lochert
Mentors: Zvjezdana Jembrih, Associate Professor; Ana Božičević, Teaching Assistant 

University of Zagreb, Academy of Fine Arts (Croatia)
Integrated study programme: Conservation and Restoration of Art
Specialization: Conservation-restoration of sculpture, 4th study year

Summary
Poster presents research done on the theme of canon tables, explains their liturgical usage and shows conservation and restoration works on canon tables from the Chapel of St. Phillip and Jacob in Gradišće near Samobor and the Church of St. Thomas the Apostle in Gornji Rajić near Novska. 
Tree canon tables from the chapel of St. Philip and Jacob are a topic of research for final thesis of student Petra Lulić. Frames of these tables are over painted with inadequate material which will be removed after consultation with the competent Department of Conservation, after which they will be returned to the chapel. 
Canon table from the church of St. Thomas the Apostle from Gornji Rajić is the only remaining part of the church inventory after the Serb-Croatian war (1991- 1995). Complete conservation and restoration works were done on Department for Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art by a student Martina Lochert, and they shall be returned to the Diocesian Museum in Zagreb. 
All papers with canon texts from canon tables where found in very bad shape. Their conservation and restoration was done in cooperation with Department for Paper and Leather of Croatian restoration Institute.

 

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Short biography
Martina Lochert (Zagreb, 1991). Finished primary school in Križ, and primary music school in Ivanić-grad. Graduates on School of Applied Arts and Design in Zagreb in 2010. Currently she is a fourth year student at Department for Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art on Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. During study she works on a several objects from Diocesan museum in Zagreb. She is a member of a photo-video club "35mm" in Križ and participant in Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day.