Sunday, July 24, 2011

Viktor Vasnetsov

Russian artist and illustrator, 1848-1926, much taken with mythological and religious themes. Above is Knight at the Crossroads, 1882.

The Flying Carpet, 1880.

Igor's Field (The Battlefield of Igor Svyatoslavich's fighting with the Polovtsy), 1880.

Gamayun the Prophetic Bird, 1897.

Detail from the Frog Princess, 1918.

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