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Title: Skomorokhi/Roaming buffoons
Artist: Maslov Vlad
Size: 19.5x15.5x4.5
Size (inches): 7.75x6.75x1.25
Price : $1950 SOLD!


Well-known Fedoskino artist Vlad Maslov has painted this colorful box. His style is one that can be easily recognized and distinguished from all other Fedoskino painters. When you are handling a piece painted by Vlad Maslov , you are getting lost in the fantasy filled style, superb technique, and compositional mastery that he has developed!
The box shows the performance of roaming buffoons known in Russia as "skomorokhi". Skomorokhi play their music to entertain a noble maiden.
The palette is filled with the tones suitable for reproduction of a summer season.
The palette is filled with green oils that help to express vividly the forest landscape. Gold and silver powders are mixed with the oils to enrich to color palette. Pearl beads of different color and size are glued to the box's exterior to create a magic atmosphere throughout the composition.
The box is made out of paper-mache. The lid is hinged. The box rests on flat. The box's exterior bottom is covered with green oils mixed with silver powder. Interior of the box is painted red. A square piece of mother-of-pearl is glued to the lid's exterior on which Maslov has written his name and the title of the work.

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