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#008752

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Title: Baba Yaga
Artist: Pichugina Margarita
Size: 15x15x4
Size (inches): 6x6x1.5
Price: $495 $425
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Description:

Pichugina Margarita is the talented Fedoskino artist who has painted this image of Baba Yaga. Baba-Yaga is one of the artist's favorite heroine and the artist likes to depict Baba Yaga in her compositions.
Baba-Yaga is the oldest character of the Slavonic mythology. Originally Baba-Yaga was the goddess of death; people imagined her as a woman with the snake tail who guarded the entrance into the other world and accompanied the souls of dead people into the Kingdom of the Dead. Baba-Yaga is the most famous figure in Russian fairy-tales that represents evil. It is a character of such fairy-tales as "Marya Morevna", "Princess Frog", "The Tale of Life Water and Youth Giving Apples", and many, many others.
In this composition Baba-Yaga sit near her house on the checken legs. She sits on her mortar with a brocken broom in her hand. In front of her we can see poisonous mushrooms. Her servant wise owl is sit on her shoulder. The composition is painted in the muffled color of oil paints.
The composition is framed with a gold line. The sides of a box are decorated with two gold parallel lines. The box's exterior is black, while the box's interior is red.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. A hinge is fastened to the top of the composition , and the box rests flat. The work is signed with Fedoskino and the artist name!




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