THE CONTRIBUTION OF A PAINTER TO THE FULFILLMENT OF A COMMUNITY

Dragoș Ioan Șușman
2017 Altarul reîntregirii  
Sava Henția is considered one of the great painters of the 19th century, the creator of a valuable work that enriched the cultural heritage of our country. The present study intends to rediscover, based on documents from archives, an episode from his artistic career: the circumstances which led him to paint several icons for the Răhău parish church, Alba County. The episode is emblematic for the painter's nationwide renown: although he had been living in Bucharest for several decades, Sava
more » ... decades, Sava Henția was still remembered and appreciated by the local community in Transylvania.
doi:10.29302/ar.2017.suplim.2.15 fatcat:4nwefmzesngvjkitsunq242cpi