Grażyna Michalska
The Loreto Holy House in Goł±b. Lost heritage

    The main aim of this article is to draw attention to unsuccessful renovation works in the Lublin Region. The Lublin Region is famous for Mannerist architecture. The Loretto Chapel in Goł±b near Puławy is one of the most precious masterpieces of the Lublin Renaissance style (local variety of Mannerism). The Loretto Chapel was renovated in 2011–2012. During that renovation it lost much of its authentic artistic matters. The proof for this statement can be a comparison between the condition before and after renovation. The author asks for the reasons for unprofessional renovation, which was carried out without necessary procedures prescribed by Polish law.

Key words: Loretto Chapel in Goł±b, Lublin Rennaisance Style, renovation, conservation of monuments

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