Thursday, August 2, 2012

Mkrtum Hovnatanian (1779-1846)

Mkrtum Hovnatanian was born in a family of Hovnatanian ( Famous Armenian artists) . As the son of Ovnatan Hovnatanian, lived and worked in Tbilisi.He painted religious paintings, executed a series of images of the Armenian kings and generals.

Portrait of a priest (unknown)

Photo is from National Gallery of Armenia, Gallery.Am

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

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