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Changes in Post-Byzantine Icon Painting Techniques

ICOM Committee for Conservation Interim Meeting of the Icon Research Area Copenhagen, Denmark

14-17 October, 2001

PUBLISHED BY The Valamo Art Conservation Institute

Supported by the European Commission as a part of the Programme Culture 2000

EDITORS Nina Jolkkonen Helena Nikkanen

LAYOUT Petter Martiskainen

Copyright € 1999 The Valamo Art Conservation Institute

The papers in this preprint are published in the same form the authors submitted them. The front cover is a detail from an icon Mandilion (middle of the 19th century). A photo taken by Stefan Belishki

AVAILABLE FROM: The Valamo Art Conservation Institute

79850 Uusi-Valamo Finland e-mail: valamon.konservointilaitos@valamo.fi

Tel. +358 17 5701 727 fax: +358 17 5701 725

Printed in Finland by Gummerus Printing, Saarijarvi Finland 2001

ISBN 951-97952-3-5

 

CONTENTS

THE TECHNIQUE OF POST-BYZANTINE ICONS OF THE 15™ CENTURY. OBSERVATIONS ON WORKS OF THE BENAKI MUSEUM COLLECTION

Kalypso Milanou...................................5

 

SPECIFIC SKILLS OF THE FORMATION OF THE LESS1ROVOCHNY LAYER OF THE DOLICHNY PISMO. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE NOVGOROD ICON-PAINTING OF THE XV-XVI CENTURIES

N.I. Mednikova....................................7

 

THE "PORTRAIT OF PATRIARCH JOACHIM" BY KARP ZOLOTAREV FROM THE MASTER'S ICON-PAINTING LEGACY. PAINTING TECHNOLOGY AND ART METHOD

Ivanova E.Yu., Yarosh V.N....................14

 

THE ICONOGRAPHERS ON MOUNT ATHOS IN 1650 - 1850

Stergios Stassinopoulos .........................24

 

TECHNIQUE OF FLESH PAINTING IN THE ICONS OF THE 16TH, 17TH, 18TH CENTURIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE MUROM HISTORICAL AND ARTISTICAL MUSEUM

Tatiana M. Mosunova ......................26

 

ON THE OPPORTUNISM OF POSTBYZANTINE ICON-PAINTING TECHNIQUES AND A NEW DISCOVERED HERMENEIA OF CHRISTOFOR ZHEFAROVICH CA. 1726-41

Ivan Bentchev..................................30

 

CHANGES IN THE ICON PAINTING TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE BULGARIAN REVIVAL PERIOD (18™-19™ CENTURY)

Stefan Belishki .............................33

 

ICON "ELIJAH THE PROPHET, WITH THE BORDER-SCENES OF HIS LIFE". PECULIARITIES OF ITS TECHNIQUE AND TECHNOLOGY. CONSERVATION TREATMENT

Julia V. Chernova ...............................40

 

THE LIVING WALL: THE TECHNIQUES OF INCARNATION AND RESTAURAT1ON IN POST- BYZANTINE MOLDAVIAN OUTSIDE PAINTINGS

Nicoletta Isar ...................................43

 

THE TECHNOLOGICAL PECULIARITIES OF THE RUSSIAN ICON PAINTING OF SECOND HALF OF 17™ - 18™ C.C.

Valery Golikov, Natalia Komashko ........45

 

THE COMPLEX SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH OF KARP ZOLOTARYOV'S ICON "VIRGIN WITH CHILD" FROM A. RUBLYOV'S ICON MUSEUM (1790™ YEARS)"

Natalia Komashko...............................45

 

THE COMPEX SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH OF PATRIACH NIKON'S "PARSUNA" FROM THE STATE HISTORICAL MUSEUM (THE END OF 17™ C.)

Olga Lantarova, Valery Golikov, Zoe Zharikova ...........46 (5 pp comes with the book)

 

THE SCIENTIFIC EXAMINATION OF THE RUSSIAN ICON "THE PROPHET TSAR SOLOMON" FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF THE STATE HISTORICAL MUSEUM (THE END OF THE 17™ C.)

Raisa Tourischeva, Faina Prendel, Marina Shvedova (The State Historical Museum, Moscow)

Valery Golikov, Zoe Zharikova (D.S. Likhachyov's Research Institute for Cultural and Natural Heritage, Moscow)     ..........................................................................................46 (comes with the book 9 pp)

 

"ZHIVOPODOBNAYA" ("LIKE LIVING") AND "ZHVOPISNAYA" ("PICTORIAL") ICONS IN THE RUSSIAN COURT ART OF THE SECOND HALF OF THE XVII CENTURY

Natalia Komashko...........................47

 

THE HISTORY AND THE TECHNIQUES OF ETHIOPIAN ICON PAINTING

Cecilie Gagnebin-Bang..............................48

 

TWO EARLY DANISH ICON COLLECTORS HALVOR BAGGE AND J.F. WILLUMSEN

Jens Fleischer............................................49

 

ON SOME PIGMENTS AND PAINTING MATERIALS USED IN LATE ICONS WITH A DATE MARKING FROM OLD VALAMO

Seppo Hornytzkyj, Maija Santala...............54

 

THE RECONSTRUCTION PROCESSION CROSSES FOR THE EXHIBITION AT THE YAROSLAVL ART MUSEUM

Aleksey Fedorchuk .................................55

 

A STUDY OF THE ATTRIBUTE OF THE BAND WITH 20 BORDER SCENES FROM THE HISTORY OF YAROSLAVL ICON OF VIRGIN OF KAZAN" IN YAROSLAVL ART MUSEUM

Olga Kuznetsova.....................................57

 

SPECIALITIES OF PAINTING TECHNIQUE AND RENOVATIONS ON THE TZAR FUNERAL PORTRAITS FROM THE MOSCOW KREMLIN ARCHANGEL CATHEDRAL

Gormatiuk A.A. .................................63

 

SOME PAVOLOKA EXAMPLES IN THE ICONS OF 18™ AND 19™ CENTURY

Nina Jolkkonen, Helena Nikkanen, Petter Martiskainen............68

 

THE RISKS OF CLEANING OF AN OIL VARNISH FROM A TEMPERA PAINT LAYER

Pia Olsen........................................71

 

comes with the book:

Penelope Mavroudi, Research on Post Byzantine Iconostasis Techniques in Greece, with emphasis on Hydra Island Iconostasis (18th century)..........20 pp

 

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