Some of his contemporaries observed that he appeared to be "painting with a broom", in reference to the bold, broad execution in some of his finest frescos (see St. Makarios of Egypt), which are unique in the larger Byzantine tradition. During his self-contained, quiet, short-lived stay in Novgorod, Theophanes painted famous murals in the church of Transfiguration on the Ilyin Street. Collection of original images available for downloads. Oct 10, 2019 - Explore Dobrivoje Nikolic's board "Theophanes the Greek" on Pinterest. Theophan the Greek, also Theophanes the Greek, (Russian: Феофан Грек, Greek: Θεοφάνης), was one of the greatest iconographers of the Church of Russia.He lived in the fourteenth century. I should testament graves, Yawning as a knife wound Reduce to the biblical field of white And to become an apprentice Feofan. The artist’s contemporaries were impressed by his originality of thought and by the range of his creative imagination. Theophanes the Greek. See more ideas about Byzantine art, Sacred art, Orthodox icons. Theophanes was described by the Muscovites as "learned in philosophy", a reflection on his broad education and erudition. Theophanes the Greek’s paintings testify to his profound knowledge of life. He also is noted as a teacher and mentor of the renowned iconographer Andrei Rublev.He was described in his day by Epiphanius the Wise as a renowned wise man, expert philosopher, famous … He had been well read in religious literature and art before his arrival in Novgorod around 1378. Before coming to Russia he was educated in his native town and later on worked in Constantinople, Chalcedon, Galatia and Kaffa (now Feodosia in the Crimea), where he decorated many churches. See more ideas about Orthodox icons, Iconography, Sacred art. Oct 20, 2020 - Explore Denis Bezmelnitsin's board "Theophanes the Greek", followed by 172 people on Pinterest. Theophanes the Greek When I saw the embodiment of hum And chalk wings came to life, Revealed to me: I stepped over the life, A feat I have to pass. Sep 27, 2015 - Explore Sharon Hanson's board "ICONOGRAPHERS: Theophanes the Greek" on Pinterest. See more ideas about sacred art, iconography, orthodox icons. Theophanes the Greek is believed to have been born in the 1330's and to have died sometime between 1405 and 1409. His powerful figures are full of intense dramatic emotions; they are deeply philosophical and reveal the penetrating mind and passionate philosophical temperament of their author. Theophanes the Greek is believed to have been born in the 1330s in the capital of the Byzantine Empire, Constantinople, and to have died between 1405 and 1409.

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