THE CHAPEL OF LUBLIN CASTLE
Title: The Chapel of Lublin Castle
Author: Janina Koziarska-Kowalik
Translated: Anna Krotkiewska-Zagórska
Editor: Janina Hunek, Anna Krotkiewska-Zagórska
Editing: Janina Hunek, Anna Krotkiewska-Zagórska
Photographs: Dorota Awiorko, Piotr Maciuk
Design and layout: Klawo Studio
Copyright: The National Museum in Lublin, 2022
Print: System-Graf, Lublin
Size: 13 x 21 cm
Book cover: soft
Number of pages: 36
This publication has been possible under the 'Cultural Heritage' Operational Program issued by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage.
“The Chapel of Lublin Castle” by Janina Koziarska-Kowalik is a collection of the most important information about this unique Lublin monument. The text contains data about the history and circumstances of the chapel’s construction, the reasons for its reconstruction and its decoration with frescoes, recollection of the glory days and description of the castle in ruins, and thus the impoverishment of the chapel. One will learn the history of establishing a prison in the Lublin Castle and the discovery and conservation of the frescoes. The publication contains information on the architectural features of the chapel and a detailed description of the frescoes. One can find descriptions of the cycles: doxological, evangelical, hagiographic and the founding theme, description of ornaments and curtains, the lineage of painters, the style and technique of painting. Moreover, a clear diagram of the arrangement of the representations on the walls and vaults of the chapel is attached. Publication with photographs. It is an excellent, pocket-sised compendium of knowledge about the Church of the Holy Trinity at the Castle in Lublin.