The art of Sergey Solomko, 1867–1928

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Vanity.

A few choice pieces by a Russian illustrator and costume designer. Typically for me, the selection includes a profusion of wings and feathers. The siren-like Sirin appear in Russian legends, and are worthy of a post of their own.

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Blue Bird (Sirin).

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Fantasy.

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White Swan.

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Dream of Icarus.

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