Ivan Rutkovych


Ivan Rutkovych was born some time around the 1650s and died after 1708. He was an icon painter who worked mostly in Zhovkva and Univ (both in Lviv region). He is considered a founder of Zhovkva Iconographic School of painting and wood carving. The iconostasis of the Holy Trinity Church in Zhovkva, which features works of Rutkovych including the Archangel Michael, was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2013.

St. Michael from the Iconostasis of the Church of Skvariava Nova

St. Michael from the Iconostasis of the Church of Skvariava Nova

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Jesus and the Samaritan Woman from Iconostasis of the Church of Skvariava Nova

Jesus and the Samaritan Woman from Iconostasis of the Church of Skvariava Nova

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Mandylion from the Iconostasis of the Church of Skvariava Nova

Mandylion from Iconostasis of the Church of Skvariava Nova

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Transfiguration from the Iconostasis of the Church of Skvariava Nova

Transfiguration from Iconostasis of the Church of Skvariava Nova

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St. Michael in the Holy Trinity Church in Zhovkva

St. Michael in the Holy Trinity Church in Zhovkva

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