Baroque or Cossack
Baroque or Mazepa baroque is an
architectural style that emerged in
Ukraine during the Hetmanate era,
in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Baroque is distinct from the Western European
having more moderate ornamentation and simpler forms, and as such was
considered more constructivist. Many Ukrainian
Baroque buildings have
been preserved, including several buildings in
Kyiv Pechersk Lavra
Kyiv Pechersk Lavra and
Vydubychi Monastery in Kiev.
The best examples of
Baroque painting are the church paintings in the
Holy Trinity Church of the
Kiev Pechersk Lavra. Rapid development in
engraving techniques occurred during the Ukrainian
Advances utilized a complex system of symbolism, allegories, heraldic
signs, and sumptuous ornamentation.
Certain features of the Ukrainian baroque, such as bud and pear-shaped
domes, were borrowed by the similar
Naryshkin baroque movement in
17th-18th century Moscow. Modern Ukrainian church buildings, such
as Troeshchina Cathedral, are also built in this style, but it is not
typical for Ukrainian baroque. Originating in the 17th century,
Ukrainian baroque reached its golden age in the time of Ivan Mazepa.
Mazepa baroque is original synthesis of West-European baroque
architectural forms and Ukrainian national baroque architectural
Ukrainian baroque songs and music. Audio files of baroque songs
Ukrainian baroque sculptor 18th century Ivan Georg Pinzel on YouTube
^ Власов В.Г. Большой
изобразительного искусства В 8т.
Baroque in Encyclopedia of Ukraine
Українська гравюра бароко: Майстер
Ілля, Олександр Тарасевич, Леонтій
Тарасевич, Іван Щирський Степовик Д. В.
Baroque architecture by region
Andean (Peru, Ecuador)
Czech (Bohemia, Moravia)
New Spain (Mexico)
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