Pavlutsky, Hryhorii

Pavlutsky, Hryhorii [Павлуцький, Григорій; Pavluc’kyj, Hryhorij], b 19 January 1861 in Kyiv, d 15 March 1924 in Kyiv. Art scholar. A graduate of Kyiv University (1886), he lectured there on the history of art (from 1888). A prominent pedagogue, he greatly contributed to the development of art studies in Kyiv. Among his students were Dmytro Antonovych, Fedir Ernst, Danylo Shcherbakivsky, and others. Pavlutsky headed the Ukrainian Scientific Society’s art history section and in 1917 was one of the organizers of the Ukrainian State Academy of Arts. He wrote monographs on the Corinthian order in classical architecture (1891), genre subjects in Hellenic art (1897), and the history of Ukrainian ornamentation (1927); studies on medieval church architecture in Ukraine in Drevnosti Ukrainy (Antiquities of Ukraine, 1905) and Trudy XIV arkheologicheskago s”ezda v Chernigove (Works of the XIV Archeological Conference in Chernihiv, 1911); and articles on Ukrainian book illuminations and decoration.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 3 (1993).]

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