« 2018. #2 (140)

The Ethnology Notebooks. 2018, 2 (140), 514—522.

UDK 75.021.335(476)


Received  1.02.2018


Flikop-Svito Halina, candidate of arts (Ph. D)

researcher, State Scientific Institution

“Center of Studies of Belarusian Culture, Language and Literature

of the National Academy of Sciences of Belorussia”.

1 Surganov str., bldg. 2, Minsk, 220072, Belarus

Abstrakt. Icon painting on glass to date is not studied topic in the history of Belarusian art. Preserved an isolated artifacts are the object of study not previously performed. This article discusses five icons on glass from the collections of three museums and a private collection — this is all that was able to identify. In our opinion, these works were created in the 1920—1930-s years. In addition, the materials from archival sources revealed the earliest periods of the spread of icons on glass in the Belarusian lands. It is established that in the second half of the 18th — beginning of 19th centuries in the Uniate churches from diffe­rent regions met such works.

Keywords: icons on glass, home icons, folk art, painting on glass, art of Belarus of the beginning of the 20th century.


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