Der Chor von St. Moritz in Olmütz (Olomouc) im Spannungsfeld architekturgeschichtlicher Erfindungen des mitteleuropäischen Spätmittelaltelters. Alte Beobachtungen und neue Erkenntnisse

Sophie Morawitz
2020 Ars. Časopis Ústavu Dejín Umenia Slovenskej Akadémie Vied  
The reconstruction of St Maurice in Olomouc was one of the most important building projects in late medieval Moravia. Research assumes that the work began in 1415 and continued, with several interruptions, into the late 15th century. This paper wants to critically examine the dating of the choir as eastern part of the parish church parish church between 1453 and 1483/1492. It approaches the building enterprise with a detailed analysis of the stylistic, typological and archaeological findings
more » ... highlights the dynamics behind the outlined designs. Especially the ambitious and, for this region, unusual designs share far-reaching artistic connections with important centers such as Wrocław, Brno and Vienna. Therefore, this paper proposes that the project's exceptional value is imbedded in Central Europe's architectural history.
doi:10.31577/ars-2020-0009 fatcat:3pxv57vgkrgynlzp6ru4hwm42u