Conservation and restoration works carried out on two wooden, polychrome sculpture of angel torchbearer from the church of St. Margaret in Štinjan

roce posterAuthor: Lucija Roce
Mentor: Nađa Lučić, Expert Associate 

Department of Art and Restoration, University of Dubrovnik (Croatia)
Study programme: Graduate programme in conservation-restoration
Specialization: Wooden objects (1st year of the Master's programme)

Abstract

Poster presents conservation and restoration works carried out on two wooden, polychrome sculpture of angel torchbearer from the church of St. Margaret in Štinjan. It will include: results of made and available laboratory analysis of materials with interpretations of results data and complete conducted conservation and restoration process with list of used materials and explanations of working methods. Because the sculptures were dislocated for years, the work carried out on them was the reason for their return in the cult, in the original context as altar inventory. Although it is a common intervention, poster discusses the importance of restoration procedure for re-evaluating the artwork and the role of conservator in communication with the public.

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Short biography

LUCIJA ROCE was born in Pula, on 10th of April in 1994. She finished the elementary music school "I. M. Ronjgov" in Pula for solo singing and violin. In High School she went to grammar school in Pula. Last year she got the title of univ. bacc. art. by finishing the undergraduate studies of restoration and conservation in Dubrovnik, her specialization is wood. As from this year she is enrolled in first year of graduate studies of restoration and conservation in Dubrovnik.