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The key role in the decor of the folio is assigned to the headpiece representing The Ascension. The artist chooses a laconic version of the scene based on an archaic iconographic canon. The mandorla with Christ in the centre of the composition is supported by four angels who are the only witnesses of the miracle: neither the Virgin nor the apostles are present.�Nyckelrollen hos dekoren hos sidan finns i överstycket som representerar Kristi Himmelsfärd. Konstnären har valt en laktonisk…

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Two scenes placed together on one page are a traditional feature of Vaspurakan illuminated manuscripts. The miniatures are remarkable for the emotional dynamism of their composition and for the keen and expressive eyes and animated features of the characters, depicted in the lively and unrestrained manner of folk art. They also demonstrate the remarkable skill of the artist who was an accomplished miniaturist, as well as a fine draughtsman and a perfect colourist.�Två scener som avbildats…

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Art Art, There Are, Folk Art, Painters, Girls

Art Art, Folk Art, Armenia

Հայկական հարսանիք

Հայկական հարսանիք

Akhtamar (Based on Armenian Legend)     Princess Tamar waiting for her love    The origin and meaning of the island's name is based on an old Armenian legend. According to the tale, an Armenian princess named Tamar lived on the island and was in love with a commoner. This boy would swim from the mainland to the island each night, guided by a light she lit for him. Her father learned of the boy's visits.

Akhtamar (Based on Armenian Legend) Princess Tamar waiting for her love…

Ararat - Martiros Saryan

Ararat - Martiros Saryan

Սբ. Կարապետի եկեղեցին Սևանի կղզում (էտյուդ) (1899) կտավ, յուղաներկ 21,5x29 սմ By Eghishe Tadevosyan (1870-1936)

Սբ. Կարապետի եկեղեցին Սևանի կղզում (էտյուդ) (1899) կտավ, յուղաներկ 21,5x29 սմ By Eghishe Tadevosyan (1870-1936)

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