The Guide Dog

:: in July 25, 2017 :: in Blog :: 0 comments

Saint Christopher is one of the most popular patrons; of course, everybody knows a Chris. Interestingly, it is a purely legendary saint; it even seems that his name derived from his legend. Christóforos means “Christ-bearer”, and that is how St. Christopher was depicted: as a man holding Christ-Child on his arm…

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Publication on late gothic Our Lady of Sorrows altar in Cracow Cathedral

:: in July 10, 2017 :: in News :: 0 comments

I have a pleasure to present you an article on the Netherlandish influences in the wings of Our Lady of Sorrows altar in Cracow Cathedral, that has been recently published. The article Skrzydła tryptyku Matki Boskiej Bolesnej w kaplicy Świętokrzyskiej na Wawelu – niderlandyzujące dzieło fundacji Jagiellonów, in: “Patronat artystyczny Jagiellonów”, ed. M. Walczak, P….

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A Mysterious Crucifix

:: in July 6, 2017 :: in Blog :: 2 comments

One of the oldest Churches in Cracow is Salvator Church, which gave its name to the whole neighbourhood. Inside one may find a retable with rather a surprising painting: it depicts crucified Christ dressed in a long robe, droping his golden shoe towards a fiddler playing by the cross. The…

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