Boris Zvorykin - Illustration to “The Tale of the Dead Princess and Seven Knights” by Alexander Pushkin, 1890th

That’s good example of so-called “russian style”, that was created in the end of the 19th century. Well, not created - reconstructed.

Zvorykin was the first one who introduced medieval and traditional Russian painting to the modern art.

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Part Two of The Story of the Dead Princess and a Brave Family  – based on Pushkin’s retelling of Snow White By Soyuzmultfilm (1951)

Director: Ivan Ivanov-Vano. Written by Ivan Ivanov-Vano,Yuriy Olesha. Artists: L. Milchin, J. Berezovsky. Composer: Yuriy.Nikolskiy.


Part One here 

Part Three here

Part Four here