Sonntag, 20. Mai 2012

Romania - Monastery of Horezu

Founded in 1690 by Prince Constantine Brancovan, the monastery of Horezu, in Walachia, is a masterpiece of the 'Brancovan' style. It is known for its architectural purity and balance, the richness of its sculptural detail, the treatment of its religious compositions, its votive portraits and its painted decorative works. The school of mural and icon painting established at the monastery in the 18th century was famous throughout the Balkan region.


Kommentare:

  1. This is not HOREZU.... is a church from Moldavia

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  2. As Mircea say, and as written on the postcard, is Sucevita Monastery, from "Churches of Moldavia", not Horezu Monastery.

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