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Russian Fairy-Tales: Palekh Painting
"The present publication of Russian folk tales is a remarkable example of this interesting facet of Russian art. The illustrations are by Alexei Orleansky, a painter of the Palekh school. Working with a variety of materials, in 1999 he produced a series of original miniatures illustrating traditional stories. I am sure that his iridescent Fire-Bird colors will bring joy to ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published November 1st 2000 by P 2 Art Pub
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6. Personal Response: I read these to my 4 year old at bedtime each night for a couple of weeks. He was comforted by the lull of words at first, but one night he began actually connecting my words with the paintings on the page and he freaked out. The stories weren’t particularly gory or scary, but wolves and bears are not friendly bedtime story characters, I guess. :-)[return]7. Connections: This would be best used in an examination of art used in fairy tale anthologies. It is remarkable. Also, ...more