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Archive for December 14th, 2009

 

The art of Ivan Bilibin, 1876–1942

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Ivan Tsarevich catching the Firebird’s feather (1899). The Firebird again, one of Bilibin’s many illustrations of Slavic folktales. These examples are from the collection at Wikimedia Commons. SurLaLune has more of Tsarevitch Ivan, the Firebird and the Grey Wolf (1899) along with other Bilibin books while the trusty Internet Archive has a 1917 edition of […]

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