Artistic Heritage of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Dear friends! We are glad to introduce the next release of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra “Artistic Heritage” to you. Our today’s story is about the Cross (1736) from the sacristy of the Dormition Cathedral of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. It is part of the collection of carved sacred items of the National Preserve “Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra”.

Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Did you know that Kyiv District Economic Committee distributed land around the Church of the Savior at Berestove in the late 1920s? It was given for local residents and was meant for vegetable gardens.

Artistic Heritage of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

We continue acquainting you with the artworks of the Church of Sts. Anthony and Theodosius of Pechersk (Refectory). Today’s release of our “Artistic Heritage” column is dedicated to the image of St. Flavian of Constantinople.

Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Did you know that since 1884 the water has been supplied to the courtyard of St. Theodosius of Pechersk Church through the water supply tank of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra?

Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Did you know that the original plans of the Lavra caves were created in 1825 for the publication of the  Description of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra by Metropolitan Yevgeniy Bolkhovitinov?

Artistic Heritage of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Dear friends! We present you a silver chalice from the collection of artistic metal of the National Preserve “Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra”. This is an example of the amazing skill of Jacob Beckhausen, the artist-jeweler of the 17th century (KPL-M-850).

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