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  • Eye Candy for Today: Bilibin’s Vasilisa

    Vasilisa the Beautiful at the Hut of Baba Yaga, by Ivan Bilibin (larger but darker here) One of Bilibin’s wonderful series of illustrations for the classic Russian folktale.

  • Eye Candy for Today: Ivan Bilibin illustration

    Maria Morevna (#4) by Ivan Bilibin On Wikimedia Commons. here’s the info page. For more, see my previous post on Ivan Bilibin [Update: my original links were to a page in which the URL is in Russian characters, and I apparently can’t copy and paste those links. I’ve substituted links to another version of this…

  • Ivan Bilibin (update)

    From time to time, I like to check back on artists I’ve written about a few years ago and see what new resources for their work have appeared on the constantly expanding internet since I last wrote about them. I took a look this morning at sources for Ivan Bilibin, a terrific Russian illustrator that…

  • Ivan Bilibin

    Every once in a while I stumble across something by accident that turns out to be a great find. I was in the Met in New York last weekend and they have a wonderful practice (fortunately in common with many major museums lately) of rotating works into view from their collection of drawings, prints and…

  • Maximilian Liebenwein

    Austrian-German painter and illustrator Maximilian Liebenwein, who was active in the late 19th and early 20 centuries, worked in an illustation style that feels in keeping with many of the other classic illustrators of that “Golden Age” of illustration. In particular, some of Liebenwein’s illustrations put me in mind of the Russian folk art influenced…

  • Winter Solstice 2013

    A few winter images to mark the winter solstice today. If you want more, revisit Irene Gallo’s “Picturing Winter: A Solstice Celebration” from 2011. Images above: John Henry Twachtman, Gustave Courbet, Caspar David Friedrich, Antoine Blanchard, Albert Bierstadt, Ivan Bilibin, Neil Welliver, Alphonse Mucha, Ivan Shishkin, Maxfield Parrish, Andrew Wyeth, N.C. Wyeth, Toshi Yoshida)