Thursday, September 8, 2011

Frescoes by Stefan Tenecki

Stefan Tenecki (Cyrillic: Стефан Тенецки ) is an icon painter Serbian or Aromanian the eighteenth century. A prolific artist, he worked in Vojvodina, Hungary and Romania.It is considered the first painter to have Romanian Serbo-acclimatised in those areas influenced by the Baroque Byzantine painting from the West.

Stefan Tenecki came to settle in Arad in 1746, where he lived at No. 3 in the Bishop Street (now 10, Rue Nicolae Balcescu). He died in Certege in the Judet Alba, near Campeni and has frescoed the Romanian Greek Catholic church of this village.

Some Works


* The iconostasis of the Cathedral of Arad;
* 1765: the iconostasis of the cathedral Romanian Greek Catholic "Holy Trinity" of Blaj, the largest in Romania;


* 1752: the iconostasis of the church of St. Stefan Dečanski Vilovo;
* The iconostasis of the Church of the Ascension of Our Lord in Ruma ;
* Frescoes in the church of the monastery of Krušedol as the Circumcision of Christ.

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