Patron saints of mice, cats and thunderstorms

:: in July 21, 2022 :: in Blog :: 2 comments

Depictions of Saints and their patronages is an infinite source of all kinds of curiosities. An art historian working on medieval religious art has to study carefully mysterious attributes and surprising storylines of the Saints’ lives. And as I currently work on the Polish version of the ICONCLASS database, I…

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Polish version of ICONCLASS

:: in July 7, 2022 :: in News :: 0 comments

Iconclass is an international system of iconography classification, used in museums all around the world. Its beginnings date back to mid-20th century (it was developed by Henri van de Waal in 1940s) – it was created in Holland, and today it is available on-line, since recently in a form of an…

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