Concerning the Contracts for Art Commissions of the Dominicans of Lvov in the Early Modern Period (17th-18th c.) Cover Image

Wokół kontraktów artystycznych dominikanów lwowskich w epoce nowożytnej (XVII-XVIII w.)
Concerning the Contracts for Art Commissions of the Dominicans of Lvov in the Early Modern Period (17th-18th c.)

Author(s): Anna Markiewicz
Subject(s): History, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Cultural history, Architecture, Archiving, Economic history, Modern Age, 17th Century, 18th Century, Sociology of Art
Published by: Instytut Historii Sztuki Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego
Keywords: Lviv city;Polish art;early modern age;archival act;

Summary/Abstract: For many years, the publishing of archival materials has been an importantand recurring research objective, of vital importance both for historians and art historians. This is eąually relevant to the research on the history, art history and culture of the easternlands of the former Commonwealth of the Two Nations in the early modern era, whichexperienced intensive development in the past few years.The present publication of archival materials presents selected contracts for art commissions concluded by the Dominicans of Lviv in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries,that is, documents of paramount importance for the research on old Lviv and the former Ruthenian voivodeship. The Archive of the Dominican Order in Cracow preserves a collection of extremely interesting and hitherto unpublished materials (ref. no. Tw 437), in thecatalogue described generically as documents related to the renovation and refurbishmentof the Corpus Christi Church in Lvov, with a scope extending from medieval times to thetwentieth century. It includes also loose documents, moved here from other collections,of contracts concluded by the authorities of the Order for artistic commissions related to the Lvov Corpus Christi friary in the second half of the seventeenth and in the eighteenth century. The present publication concentrates above all on highly interesting contracts,important especially for our understanding of the local art of the period, concluded between the Dominicans and the following artists: Sebastian Fesinger, Maciej Muller, Kasper Kolert, Krzysztof Rakowski, Wawrzyniec Sokołowski, Jan Gertner, Jan Filipowicz, KlemensKsawery Fesinger, Franciszek Olędzki and Marcin Urbanik, among

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 14
  • Page Range: 157-180
  • Page Count: 23
  • Language: Polish