Przedstawienia Komunii św. Onufrego w zachodnioruskim malarstwie ikonowym
The representations of St. Onuphrius’ communion in west Russian icon painting
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The representations of St. Onuphrius’ communion in west Russian icon painting became popular in 17th and 18th century. This subject has its source in life of the saint. The comparison with the other representations of communion in art shows that the representations drew on both: Latin and Greek tradition of painting. St. Onuphrius communion is an excellent example of combination of western and eastern culture – their iconography, spirituality and trends. Borderland is a place where many different influences and inspirations merge and coexist. The representation of St. Onuphrius’ communion is one of the best proofs of this interaction.
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