Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Victor Vasnetsov, ctd

A second set of paintings by Vasnetsov. The first painting here, a portrait of his daughter, is one of the most delightful and sensitive portraits I have ever seen. Vasnetsov obviously loved his daughter deeply.

Portrait of Tatyana Vasnetsova, the Artist's Daughter (1897)

 Severnaya Country

 Tea-drinking in a Tavern (1874)

 The Flying Carpet (1880)

 The Unsmiling Tsarevna (1916-26)
[based on this story]

 Three Tsarevnas of the Underground Kingdom (1879)
[based on this story]

 After Igor Svyatoslavich's Fighting with the Polovtsy (1880)
[who was Igor Svyatoslavich? find out here
[who were the Polovtsy? find out here]

 Boyan (1910)

 Sleeping Beauty

The Snow Maiden (1899)
[based on this story]

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