Aesthetical presentation of a devotional artwork. Issues and possible virtual solutions

Irene Montagnolo, Marco Bacci, Laura Baratin, Giovanni Checcucci, Maria Rita Ciardi
2020 Ge-conservación  
In this contribution, the accent is focused on the complexities and possible solutions faced by a restorer during the phase of aesthetical presentation of devotional artworks. For this kind of artefacts is not often possible to apply the logic of conservative restauration (Zanardi 2009), which requires a minimum intervention. The devotional aspect is an added value protected by a number of symbolic codes (Argenton 2017) understood by the religious community, for which the artifact was intended.
more » ... ifact was intended. The work was also analysed through a series of interviews with various figures related to the devotional and liturgical artwork: the restorer, the art historian art and the religious community as user of the art work.
doi:10.37558/gec.v18i1.850 fatcat:4da55gmwefeibe6ettc2qxn2di