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Collections / Restoration

Restoration of objects from the archaeological collection. Every time we take the objects out of the depositories and bring them to the exhibition halls it is necessary to treat and conserve them. It often happens that unless the old interventions and slight damages are done away, a particular collection cannot be presented to the visitor’s […]

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Ethnography

Faience vase – flower pot the 19th centuryglazed pottery, height 11cmrestored by Martin Rosenberger in the year 2016, restoration documentation in museum archive under No. 2018/004-R Pottery workshop in Bardejov. Green marbled clay jug late 18th centuryglazed pottery, height 21 cm, neck diametre 7,5 cm, bottom diametre 7 cm, belly diametre 11cmrestored by Martin Rosenberger […]

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Stories from the Shelves

From an object to an exhibition item… SNM-Spiš Museum in Levoča 2008 – 2019 Museum residential bulding, 40, Master Paul Sq., 054 01 Levoča November 2019 – December 2020 Officer in charge: Mária Novotná Author of the script: Zuzana Jánošíková, Peter Kováč Professional cooperation: Lucia Laciňáková, Martina Macejová, Martin Rossenberger, Martin Stejskal, Dáša Uharčeková Pavúková, […]

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Acquisitions

The year 2009 – 2019 Number of acquisition items:     351 Number of pieces:                      370 Overall acquisition value:          2.720,-€ Collection item registered in the museum as the first one:Acquisition number 1924/1, registration number SM-1 – Bridge across the river Seine […]

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Peter Pollág 2

Peter Pollág. St. John’s wort 2016Bratislava, canvas, acrylic, oil, 180 x 180 cmSigned in the bottom right hand corner: peter / Pollág / 2016Inscription in the bottom left hand corner: Photo Atelier E. Kopasz Levoča The painting is part of a, so far, small series called Herbal Plants and, at the same time, a series […]

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Peter Pollág

St. John’s wort A painting from the latest period of Peter Pollág’s work (1958) was purchased because of the topic which has a strong autobiographical context and a connotation to the history of the artist’s native town of Levoča. It represents the latest painter’s creation and, at the same time, is a reflection of the […]

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Portrait 2

Anna Normann-Ehrenfels. Sketchbook 1871Valpovo (Walpacher), Slavonia, in today’s north-eastern Croatia, paper, cardboard, pencil drawing, black chalk, tempera, 31 x 29 cmSigned on all drawings with the artist’s first name: Anna The sketchbook contains 52 sheets depicting flowers, fruits, studies of two female portraits and vedutas of her native Valpovo and the surroundings, all made in […]

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Portrait

With artistic talent and aristocratic origin A son of a former employee at the Csáky mansion house in Spišský Hrhov sold a sketchbook wrapped in a leather cover and designated with the exlibris of the Csáky mansion house library to the Antique bookshop in Levoča. He had found these objects when sorting out the heritage […]

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Women in Early 20th Century 2

Memory book from the year 1912 1912Budapest, Hungarian, handwritingmaterial and technique: paper (book sheets), cardboard (cover), hardback, 64 p., height 17 cm, width 11 cm, depth 2 cm The binding of the memory book is coated with red velvet. On the front page of the cover there is an Art Nouveau brass medaillion with the […]

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Women in Early 20th Century

These few lines… In the story entitled „These few lines…“ we present several personal items that an urban lady could have owned in the first three decades of the 20th century also in the Spiš region. The story is rendered from visually and materially attractive personal things, such as a memory book and a set […]