Zavadovsky, Ivan

Zavadovsky, Ivan [Завадовський, Іван; Zavadovs'kyj], b and d ? Kyivan goldsmith. In 1747 he and Petro Volokh carved the silver Royal Gates for the iconostasis of the Saint Sophia Cathedral from a copper model by Semen Taranovsky. The silver gate was carved with plant ornamentation and bas-reliefs of the Annunciation, Christ’s Presentation at the Temple, the Evangelists, King David, and other biblical figures.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]




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