8182Re: Trying to track down a Russian Painting
- Oct 1, 2003
> In other words, you may use the paintings to copy details, theyNot that it's important, but the reason I was looking for it had
>are authentic, from Moscow Kremlin Armory & Historic Museum mainly,
>but NIVVAH use them to date something in relation to something.
>One of the most notorious pictures by Vacnetsov is, though, not
>Three Bogatyrs you asked about, but "The battle of the Slavs with
>the Scythians". Avoid any references to it.
nothing to do with history at all, but rather a discussion of art and
romanticism on another list I'm on. The folks over there were
unaware that Russia had any art besides soviet propaganda posters.
(Much like my local bookstores, who think russian history started in
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