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Changes in the phenomenon of icon-painting in Romania from the second half of the nineteenth century to the present day

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The thesis aims to prove, on the one hand that the second half of the nineteenth century was the period of maximum deviation from the traditional Romanian style of icon-painting and, on the other hand, that the process following the Romanian Orthodox Church's Synod of 1889, in spite of the proclaimed return to a pure Byzantine style, actually has involved the coexistence of at least two main styles of painting: Eastern Mannerist of Byzantine lineage and Western Mannerist of Renaissanc...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Regent's Park College
Department:
Faculty of Theology

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2005
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602336455
URN:
uuid:82dca74a-0124-402e-aac6-6ab33efaddfa
Local pid:
td:602336454
Language:
English
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