Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Naghash Hakob Hovnatanian (1692-1757)

Naghash Hakob Hovnatanian was a son and student of Hovnatan Nagash, was born in Yerevan, from 1710 lived in Tiflis. Together with his father ( Hovnatan Nagash )and brother (Harutyun Hovnatanian (1706 -?)  painted a Cathedral in Echmiadzin and a few churches in Yerevan.He was also a miniaturist which was tradition for his family.

"Popular Art Encyclopedia" 2nd book, publishing house "Soviet Encyclopedia", 1986 
M. Kazarian "Artists Hovnatanian" Moscow, 1969

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