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Blue Bird (Bird Sirin) - Sergey Solomko.

Blue Bird (Bird Sirin) - Sergey Solomko.

"Sirin and Alkonost," by Vasnetsov: Russian prophetic birds which prove beautifully disquieting in all their incarnations. To hear Alkonost is to die of bliss; Sirin, to forget and forgo one's life on earth.

The Birds of Joy and Sorrow Poster Print

"Sirin and Alkonost," by Vasnetsov: Russian prophetic birds which prove beautifully disquieting in all their incarnations. To hear Alkonost is to die of bliss; Sirin, to forget and forgo one's life on earth.

Sirin and Alkonost—The Birds of Joy and Sorrow (1896), Viktor Vasnetsov

Sirin and Alkonost—The Birds of Joy and Sorrow (1896), Viktor Vasnetsov

Gamayun, one of three prophetic birds of Russian folklore, alongside Alkonost and Sirin (painting by Viktor Vasnetsov, 1897).

Gamayun, one of three prophetic birds of Russian folklore, alongside Alkonost and Sirin (painting by Viktor Vasnetsov, 1897).

An Alkonost from a a 19th century Russian lubok. The Alkonost is, according to Russian mythos and folklore, a creature with the body of a bird but the head of a beautiful woman. It makes sounds that are amazingly beautiful, and those who hear these sounds forget everything they know and want nothing more ever again. The alkonost lays her eggs on a beach and then rolls them into the sea. When the alkonost's eggs hatch, a thunderstorm sets in and the sea becomes so rough that it is…

An Alkonost from a a 19th century Russian lubok. The Alkonost is, according to Russian mythos and folklore, a creature with the body of a bird but the head of a beautiful woman. It makes sounds that are amazingly beautiful, and those who hear these sounds forget everything they know and want nothing more ever again. The alkonost lays her eggs on a beach and then rolls them into the sea. When the alkonost's eggs hatch, a thunderstorm sets in and the sea becomes so rough that it is…

Printed textile.Late 17th century

Printed textile.Late 17th century

Sirin Russian lubok 19th century

Sirin Russian lubok 19th century

Sirin Russian lubok 19th century

Sirin Russian lubok 19th century

Sirin Russian lubok 19th century

Sirin Russian lubok 19th century

Sirin Russian lubok18th century

Sirin Russian lubok18th century

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