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Podoby rodinného portrétu v slovenských zbierkach

Kližanová, Hana

Article deals with family portraits in Slovak art collections and cultural monuments. It describes formal procedures used in sacral art which could lead to several ways of how to portrait family and its members. Those methods were determined by the intention of an author and given time period. We can find paintings which picture married couple of donators, painting of a family as a group on epitaphs, diptych, triptych or the whole collections of individual portraits in family galleries, double portraits and paintings of families as a group.

A Memorial to the ‘Good Countess’ - The ‘Votive Painting Vargemont’ by Johann Evangelist Scheffer von Leonhardshoff

Lovecky, Katharina

One of the most important works by Johann Scheffer Evangelist von Leonhardshoff is his Votive Painting Vargemont. In this commemorative picture the artist combines the subject of the seven works of mercy with a bourgeois genre motif to create a memorial to the deceased Sophie von Vargemont. This essay addresses whether the treatment of this subject was traditional. It also looks at the painting in the context of the custom of memorial pictures and sculptures.

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