« 2017. #1 (133)

Ethnology Notebooks. 2017, 1, 225–232

UDK 75.053: 7.04] (477.86) “20”



Received 17.01.2017


Shpak Oksana Dmytrivna, Candidate of Sciences in Art Studies, Senior Researcher Folk Art Department of the Institute of Ethnology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

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Abstract. The author on the basis of her field data collected over the course of 2002—2016 highlights the activity of one of the few well-known centers of folk painting on glass of the second half of the twentieth century in the village of Torhovytsia at Pokuttia. Names of artists were established, chronological limits were outlined, and typology and features of art works were briefly considered.

Keywords: center of folk painting, icons on glass, painting on glass, folk artists, Pokuttia, field studies.


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