Петушок мой золотой

Russian proverbs in the modern Marina Rusanova splints. hoist the bird on the steeple - Cockerel is your faithful watchman (poems of Alexander Pushkin)

The Alkonost makes sounds that are amazingly beautiful, and those who hear these sounds forget everything they know and want nothing more ever again. She lives in the underworld with her counterpart the sirin. 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 untravelable.

Bird Alkonost Птица Алконост, Artist: Ivan Bilibin Completion Date: 1905 Style: Art Nouveau (Modern)

Russian Revolution

Lenin, - Produced during the civil war. Although religion was abolished in favour of atheism after the revolution, the techniques used by painters of icons (traditional religious images) were used here to make Lenin look almost like a saint.

A lubok is a Russian popular print,  with simple graphics and narratives from literature, religious stories and popular tales.

A lubok is a Russian popular print, with simple graphics and narratives from literature, religious stories and popular tales.

Russian Lubok Adam and Eve at the cognition tree  Адам и Ева у дерева Познания. Первая половина 19 века. Неизвестный  художник Чернила,   темпера.  42x34,5

Russian Lubok Adam and Eve at the cognition tree Адам и Ева у дерева Познания. Первая половина 19 века. Неизвестный художник Чернила, темпера. 42x34,5

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