Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Mkrtum Hovnatanian (1779-1846)

Takavor Trdat
 (King Trdat or Tridates 3 of Armenia)

Ovnatanyan Mkrtum (1779-1845) - painter, son Ovnatan Ovnatanyan, lived and worked in Tbilisi. Painted to the church paintings, executed a series of images of the Armenian kings and generals, the most famous of which is "King Trdat"is stored in the Picture Gallery of Armenia.

Face of King Trdat 

Helped his father restore and supplement the painting of the cathedral Echmiadzin made ​​another of his great-grandfather Ovnatan Nagash.Painting of the Cathedral in Etchmiadzine that Mkrtum Ovnatanyan restored and complemented with his father Ovnatan Ovnatanyan. 

Echmiadzin Cathedral

Finish the job Ovnatan Ovnatanyan painting Norashen church. Also served as artistic works and in Sioni Cathedral.Mkrtum Ovnatanyan along with other representatives of their kind had made an invaluable contribution to the development of Armenian painting. His work is imbued with love for their national traditions and history. Mkrtum died at the age of 66 years in the city of Tbilisi. Buried there, at the Armenian cemetery Hodzhivank.

Picture of Hayk as National Armenian Awakening


The legendary founder of the Armenian nation, standing next to the tomb of Bel, with Hayk's arrow still in Bel's chest. The map depicts the Lake Van region and Mount Ararat, with Noah's ark.


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