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Title: Princess Swan and Prince Gvidon
Artist: Shurina Evlampiya Dmitrievna (1930-1996)
Size: 13x10x4
Size (inches): 5x4x1.5
Price : $695 SOLD!


Shyurina (Butorina, Svetozarova) Evlampiya Dmitrievna was born on the 9th of October 1930 in Palekh in a family of the famous Palekh Master Butorin Dmitriy Nikolaevich.She has been studied in 1946-1951 in Palekh Art School. Her teachers were F.A.Kaurtsev and D.N.Butorin(her father).
Since 1951 she has worked in Palekh Artists' association, since 1954 in Palekh art and production Workshops.
Evlampiya Svetozarova has died on the 22nd of April 1996 in Palekh. Her works are kept in Palekh State Museum, All-Russia Museum of Folk Crafts in Moscow, in Art Fund of Russia and in the Museum of Fine Arts in the town of Voronezh.
Talented artist Shurina Evlampiya from the village of Palekh has painted this scene in 1956. The painting is based on a well-known Pushkin's "Tale of Tsar Saltan"
Here the artist has painted a moment when Prince Gvidon saw Princess Swan coming out from the Sea. Later on Price Gvidon will save Princess Swan from the evil hawk's attack.
"The Tale of Tsar Saltan" is Pushkin's fairy tale of a king and his son who become separated due to the jealous interference of two wicked stepsisters. With the help of the Swan Princess, they are finally reunited after years of separation. And, of course, everyone lives happily ever after!
The box's exterior is covered with black lacquer, while the interior is covered with red lacquer.
The scene is framed with a nice golden dot ornament.The box's sides are decorated with rich gold and silver flower style ornament.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. A hinge is fastened to the top of the scene, and the box rests on a flat bottom. The work is signed with the artist's name, date 1959 and Palekh.

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