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Title: Daughter of Swamp King after Hans Andersen
Artist: Wagner Marie
Size: 22x22x4
Size (inches): 8.75x8.75x1.5
Price : $1100 SOLD!


This unique composition was painted by a famous Fedoskino artist Marie Wagner.
The composition of theis box is based on Hans Andersen's tale,Daughter of Swamp King.
The palette is one commonly used by Marie Wagner; reds, greens and blues that are vivid and bright, create the focal points in the scene. Wagner's style is one that is unique to Fedoskino, and can easily be recognize.
Aluminum powder combined with the oil paints gives a luminescent quality to the clothing, the landscape and to the sky in the background. This is a striking composition from all angles.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. The exterior of the box is painted with black lacquer while the interior is completed with dark red lacquer. A hinge is fastened to the top of the scene. The box rests on a flat bottom. The work is signed with the artist's name and village of Fedoskino.

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