Taranovsky, Semen [Тарановський, Семен; Taranovs'kyj], b and d ? Kyivan goldsmith of the 18th century. His extant works include a silver tabernacle (preserved at the National Museum of the History of Ukraine) and the copper model of the silver Royal Gates in the Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv, later produced by goldsmiths Petro Volokh and Ivan Zavadovsky.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]