Russian folk art Zlatoust steel engraving

Zlatoust steel engraving – Russian folk art craft that originated at the beginning of the XIX century, in Zlatoust (Chelyabinsk region now). They absorbed rich traditions of Russian…

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Russian treasure Palekh lacquer miniature

Palekh lacquer miniature – kind of folk Russian miniature painting in tempera on lacquer papier-mache (boxes, jewelry boxes, cigarette cases). Appeared in 1923 in the village of Palekh…

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Vygovsky Old Believers art

The Old Believers of Vygovsky desert is a part of unknown history of ancient Russia, where the special place should be given to the Vygovsky Old Believers art….

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Russian artist Sergey Kirillov

Russian artist Sergey Kirillov was born in 1960. Behind the historical paintings is the hard work of the author, his multi-day study of historical materials, many hours of…

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Most expensive Russian art lots in London auction

Most expensive Russian art lots in London auction, called Russian auction was arranged by major auction houses – Christie’s, Sotheby`s, Bonhams and MacDougall’s. For the purchase of works…

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Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel - muse of Mikhail Vrubel

Many paintings of the artist Mikhail Vrubel have the image of the same woman. This woman is the wife of the painter – a beautiful opera singer Nadezhda…

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