Sgraffito – 2 panels, United Children Establishment, N. 49 Radost

    1. Register Number: 5

    2. Address: 5 “St. Pimen Zografski” Str., United Children Establishment, N. 49 “Radost”, “Dianabad” Residential Complex , “Izgrev” District

    3. Coordinates:

      42.66553810410783, 23.351845253967213

    4. Artist/Architect: Petya Valchanova

    5. Type of Site: Monumental Decoration

    6. Name: sgraffito – 2 panels

    7. Other Names for the Monument: 

    8. Technique: Sgraffito (two panels)

    9. Materials Used: 

    10. Dating: 1980s

    11. Monument Ownership: Public Property

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    15. Affiliation to Other Cultural Monuments or Assemblages:

    16. Dimensions of the Monument (measurements): 10x8m

    17. Description – Analysis of the Type, Style & Iconography :
      The sgraffito covers two facades of the “Radost” Kindergarten in the Dianabad district. It was applied in three layers of plaster: ‘oxide green’ over red ochre and white. The white plaster has been imprecisely retouched, containing a number of visible paint droppings. The initials “ПВ” and an usucessful repainting of the green plaster with a bright green color are visible.

    18. Signature/Artist’s Initials:

    19. Condition:
      Both sgrafitti are in stable condition, and the building has been recently renovated. A lamp has been installed in the upper left corner, but it is not directly on the surface of the sgraffito.

    20. Conservation / Restoration: 

    21. Preservation Regimes according to Bulgaria’s Cultural Heritage Act:
      In order to better present this work to the public, it is necessary to: provide for its regular maintenance and security; install lights for illumination; and add a plaque with the artist, title and year.

    22. Plans and Documentation Relating to Implementation: No

    23. Connection with the Environment: 

    24. Primary Function of the Building:

    25. Current Function of the Building: Kindergaden

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    28. Correspondence Between Initial Project Plan & Implementation:

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