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#004486

Title: Ballet dancer
Artist: Burmistrova Larisa
Size: 11.5x15x2.5
Size (inches): 4.5x5.75x1
Price : $480 SOLD!

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This box, undoubtedly, will attract the admirers of the Russian Ballet that is considered to be one of the best among another ballet schools. Such great ballet dancers as Anna Pavlova (1881-1931), Galina Ulanova (1910-1998), Rudolf Nureyev (1938-1993), Maris Liepa (1936-1989), Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948), Maya Plisetskaya (1925), Vladimir Vasiliev (1940) and many, many others won the affection of the world's audience. The Moscow Bolshoy Theatre and the St.-Petersburg Maryinsky Theatre are world-famous. Russian influence on ballet continues today, as many talented Russian ballet dancers give performances all over the world.
The theme of the Russian Ballet is very popular among Fedoskino artists, and this work painted by Burmistrova Larisa continues this series. The scene is painted in gray tones; the costume of the ballet dancer is detailed with gold and silver foils nad paints.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. Black lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the box while red lacquer completes the interior of the work. A hinge is fastened to the left of the scene, and the box rests on a flat bottom. Signed with the artist's pseudonym (Loris), and the village of Fedoskino.




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