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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Conservation of Monuments - B148035
Title: Konzervování a restaurování památek
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemical Technology of Monument Conservation (148)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:2
E-Credits: winter s.:2
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, C [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Ďurovič Michal doc. Dr. Ing.
Drábková Klára Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N148069
Annotation -
Students will be introduced to approaches to conservation and restoration of various types of heritage objects and collection items made of various materials. Ethical and technological problems of conservation and restoration will be presented on case studies that have been realized by leading contemporary restorers.
Last update: Drábková Klára (30.11.2023)
Aim of the course -

Students will gain an orientation in the conservation and restoration of monuments. An important output will be the knowledge of the diversity of material representation as well as the specifics and possibly the intermingling of conservation and restoration technology of individual materials. The issue of conservation and restoration of objects made from several different materials will also be included.

Last update: Drábková Klára (30.11.2023)
Literature -

R: Tímár-Balászy, A., Eastop, D. Chemical principles of textile conservation. Butterworth Heinemann Oxford, 1998, ISBN 0-7506-2620-8.

R: Ďoubal, J. Úvod do restaurování kamenných památek. Univerzita Pardubice, 2023, ISBN 978-80-7560-475-0.

R: Ďurovič, M. et al. Restaurování a konzervování archiválií a knih. Paseka, 2002, ISBN 80-7185-383-6.

R: Kolektiv autorů. Konzervování a restaurování kovů. Technické muzeum v Brně, 2011, ISBN 978-80-86413-70-9.

R: Slánský, B. Technika malby díl I. – malířský a konzervační materiál. 2. vyd., Paseka, 2003, ISBN 80-7185-624-X.

R: Slánský, B. Technika malby díl II. – průzkum a restaurování obrazů. 2. vyd., Paseka, 2003, ISBN 80-7185-624-X.

R: Zelinger, J., Heidingsfeld, V., Kotlík, P., Šimůnková, E. Chemie v práci konzervátora a restaurátora. 2. vydání, Academia Praha, 1987.

Last update: Drábková Klára (30.11.2023)
Learning resources -

Study materials are available at the teacher.

Last update: Drábková Klára (30.11.2023)
Syllabus -

Case studies of conservation and restoration of objects from different materials.

1/ Metals I

2/ Metals II

3/ Textiles

4/ Archives and books

5/ Seals

6/ Building monuments

7/ Painting

8/ Wall painting

9/ Statue

10/ Ceramics

11/ Glass

12/ Stained glass windows

13/ Photographic material

14/ Wood

11) The identification and "acknowledgement" of historical artwork.

2) The historical artwork and its function in its natural environment; its artistic and historical value as a secondary installed separate artifact.

3) The role of restorer- conservator in the process of artwork conservation.

4) The principles of cooperation of conservator, specialists in care of historical monuments and the owner of historical artwork.

5) Venice Charter, Burra Charter

6) Terms: conservation, restoration, protection, preservation, rehabilitation, restoration, reconstruction, reconstruction, conversion

7) Ethics in conservational and restoration intervention: invasion issue of new materials to the original structure's historic artwork; time and artwork.

8) Restoration survey - nondestructive / destructive

9) The restoration report and documentation.

10) Painting techniques: mural paintings, painting on a firm surface, painting on canvas, specifications and characteristics of potential failures

11) Drawing and graphical techniques.

12) Polychrome sculpture, stone sculpture.

13) Paper, textiles, glass, metal, issue of restoration work.

14) Variants of the final phase of restoration-conservation work.

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Last update: Drábková Klára (30.11.2023)