The Holy Doors of the Iconostasis of the Church of the Holy Spirit’s Descent in the Village Shkarivka: Iconography and Carving Cover Image

Царські врата з іконостаса церкви Зішестя Святого Духа у селі Шкарівка: іконографія та різьблення
The Holy Doors of the Iconostasis of the Church of the Holy Spirit’s Descent in the Village Shkarivka: Iconography and Carving

Author(s): Viktoriya Pavlivna Mazur
Subject(s): History of Church(es), Visual Arts, Local History / Microhistory, 18th Century, History of Art
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: the wooden church; the Holy doors; the combination of arts; the wooden church decoration;

Summary/Abstract: The purpose of the article. The publication attempts to determine the iconography, the manner of carving and dating of the decorative art monuments from the wooden church decoration of the Central Ukraine in the first half of the XVIII century. Methodology. Within the framework of the article and on the basis of the art research studies, the main task is the introduction of the woodcarver art monument, i.e. the Holy doors from the iconostasis of the Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit in the village Shkarivka, Bilotserkivskyi district, Kyiv region, into the scientific circulation. Scientific Novelty. In the study, the attention of the scientific community is focused on the art studies research of the newly discovered unique decorative art monument, which is likely to be in situ. The work proposed for publication is part of the research results on the development and modification of the decoration of wooden church architecture on the territory of Central Ukraine in the first half of the XVIII century. Conclusions. According to the results of the author's art studies of iconographic and stylistic features of the carving, the Holy doors of the iconostasis of the Church of the Holy Spirit's Descent in the village Shkarivka, in Bila Tserkva district, Kyiv region, we have grounds to include them in the artistic heritage of the first half of the first half of the XVIII century with possible later additions.