Graphics

Vrubel Mikhail. A Tree by the Fence. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
A Tree by the Fence
1904

Graphite pencil on paper. 24.9 × 35.7 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#1 2011 (30), #3 2021 (72), #3 2021 (72) Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Irina Shumanova, Yevgenia Ilukhina

16114
Vrubel Mikhail. Head of the Demon. 1889-1890
Vrubel Mikhail
Head of the Demon
1889–1890

A study for the painting “Sitting Demon” (1890, Tretyakov Gallery)

Pressed charcoal, sanguine on paper

41 × 68 cm

Reverse side: Resurrection

Tretyakov Gallery

#1 2011 (30), #3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova, Yevgenia Ilyukhina

16115
Vrubel Mikhail. Portrait of Tatyana Lubatovich as Carmen. 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Portrait of Tatyana Lubatovich as Carmen
1890s

Watercolour on torchon paper

#3 2012 (36)

Irina Shumanova, Yevgenia Ilukhina

16116
Vrubel Mikhail. Detail of the fan. “Italian Landscape with Figures”. 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Detail of the fan. “Italian Landscape with Figures”
1890s

Watercolour on silk

#3 2012 (36)

Irina Shumanova, Yevgenia Ilukhina

16117
Vrubel Mikhail. Demon Downcast. 1901
Vrubel Mikhail
Demon Downcast
1901

Sketch of eponymous painting (1902, Tretyakov Gallery)

Watercolour, gouache, bronze on paper mounted on board

21 × 30 cm

Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

#4 2012 (37), #3 2021 (72) Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Oleg Antonov

16118
Vrubel Mikhail. Italy. Night in Naples. 1891
Vrubel Mikhail
Italy. Night in Naples
1891

A sketch of a theatre curtain for Savva Mamontov’s Russian Private Opera in Moscow

Watercolour, white paint, pencil sketch on paper mounted on board

Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

#4 2012 (37)

Oleg Antonov

16119
Vrubel Mikhail. “Kiribeyevich”. After “The Song of the Merchant Kalashnikov” by
Vrubel Mikhail
“Kiribeyevich”. After “The Song of the Merchant Kalashnikov” by Lermontov
End of 1880s

Watercolour, varnish on paper. 16 × 13.7 cm

Abramtsevo Museum Reserve

#1 2015 (46)

Yevgeny Bogatyrev

16126
Vrubel Mikhail. Flying Demon. Illustration to the poem “Demon” by Mikhail Lermon
Vrubel Mikhail
Illustration to the poem “Demon” by Mikhail Lermontov
1890-1891

Sketch. 

Lead pencil, black watercolour, sugar water (?) on toned paper mounted on cardboard. 33 × 50 cm

Vladimir Dahl State Museum of History of Russian Literature, Moscow

#1 2015 (46), #3 2021 (72) Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Yevgeny Bogatyrev

16127
Vrubel Mikhail. Illustration to the poem “Izmail-bey” by Mikhail Lermontov. Sket
Vrubel Mikhail
Illustration to the poem “Izmail-bey” by Mikhail Lermontov
1889-1891

Sketch. 

Black watercolour, whitewash on toned paper mounted on cardboard

17.7 × 33.3 cm

Literary Museum, Moscow

#1 2015 (46)

Yevgeny Bogatyrev

16128
Vrubel Mikhail. Demon Downcast. Illustration to the poem “Demon” by Mikhail Lerm
Vrubel Mikhail
Demon Downcast. Illustration to the poem “Demon” by Mikhail Lermontov
1900s

Sketch. 

Lead pencil, black watercolour,  varnish on toned paper mounted on cardboard

25.5 × 42.7 cm;  25.9 × 43.1 cm

Literary Museum, Moscow

#1 2015 (46)

Yevgeny Bogatyrev

16129
Vrubel Mikhail. Demon. Illustration to the poem “Demon” by Mikhail Lermontov. Sk
Vrubel Mikhail
Demon. Illustration to the poem “Demon” by Mikhail Lermontov
1890-1900 (?)

Sketch. 

Black watercolour, whitewash on paper.

33.1 × 22.1 cm (sheet); 33.6 × 22.7 cm (cardboard)

State A.S. Pushkin Museum

#1 2015 (46)

Yevgeny Bogatyrev

16130
Vrubel Mikhail. A Vase. Sketch. Early 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
A Vase. Sketch
Early 1890s

Ink, watercolour, whitewash on paper

#2 2020 (67)

Alexander Lavrentiev, Kirill Gavrilin

27845
Vrubel Mikhail. Self-portrait with a Shell. Late 1904 - early 1905
Vrubel Mikhail
Self-portrait with a Shell
Late 1904 - early 1905

Watercolour, charcoal, gouache, sanguine on paper

58.2 × 53 cm

Russian Museum

#3 2021 (72), Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Irina Shumanova

30947
Vrubel Mikhail. Angel. 1889
Vrubel Mikhail
Angel
1889

Sketch. Composition detail of "Resurrection"

Italian pencil, gouache on cardboard

26.1 × 31 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

30951
Vrubel Mikhail. Campanulas. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Campanulas
1904

Lead pencil, watercolour, gouache on paper mounted on cardboard

43 × 35.6 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72), Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Irina Shumanova

30953
Vrubel Mikhail. Dress. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Dress
1904

Sketch for the portrait “After a Concert”

Compressed charcoal, lead pencil on paper

17.5 × 25 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72), Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Irina Shumanova

30955
Vrubel Mikhail. Angel with Incense Burner and Candle. 1887
Vrubel Mikhail
Angel with Incense Burner and Candle
1887

Watercolour, lead pencil, varnish on paper mounted on cardboard

69 × 26 cm

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

30957
Vrubel Mikhail. Demon's Head
Vrubel Mikhail
Demon's Head

Watercolour, compressed charcoal, lead pencil on paper

23 × 35.6 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

30959
Vrubel Mikhail. Demon Downcast
Vrubel Mikhail
Demon Downcast

Sketch of the initial variant of the painting

Watercolour, whitewash, lead pencil, iron gall ink, pen on cardboard

27.6 × 63.9 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72), Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Irina Shumanova

30965
Vrubel Mikhail. Reclining Female Nude (from her back). 1902
Vrubel Mikhail
Reclining Female Nude (from her back)
1902

Watercolour, whitewash, bronze paint, lead pencil on paper mounted on cardboard

22.2 × 36 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

30969
Vrubel Mikhail. “The mermaid floated on the blue river, illuminated by the full
Vrubel Mikhail
“The mermaid floated on the blue river, illuminated by the full moon...”

Illustrations for Lermontov’s poem “Mermaid” in M. Lermontov, Writings. Artist's book (Moscow: Typolithography of I.N. Kushnaryov and Co. Society, 1891)

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

30973
Vrubel Mikhail. Sea Princess. Portrait of Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel as Princess Vol
Vrubel Mikhail
Sea Princess. Portrait of Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel as Princess Volkhova
1904

Watercolour, lead pencil on cardboard

33.5 × 27.7 cm

A. Kasteyev State Museum of Arts, Almaty

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

30977
Vrubel Mikhail. Horseman Galloping. 1890
Vrubel Mikhail
Horseman Galloping
1890

A sketch for an illustration to Mikhail Lermontov’s poem “The Demon”

Lead pencil on paper

15 × 24 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

30983
Vrubel Mikhail. The Flight of Faust and Mephistopheles. 1896
Vrubel Mikhail
The Flight of Faust and Mephistopheles
1896

Sketch for the similarly named panel for Aleksei Morozov’s house

Watercolour, ink, brush, pen on paper

10.8 × 12.5 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

30985
Vrubel Mikhail. Volga and Mikula Selyaninovich. 1899
Vrubel Mikhail
Volga and Mikula Selyaninovich
1899

Sketch of majolica fireplace

Watercolour, lead pencil on paper

22 × 25 cm (drawing cut on the image edge)

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

30987
Vrubel Mikhail. Mikula Selyaninovich
Vrubel Mikhail
Mikula Selyaninovich

Watercolour, whitewash, lead pencil on gray cardboard

12.1 × 41.3 cm (image delineated; measuring grid applied)

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

30989
Vrubel Mikhail. Parting of the Sea King and Princess Volkhova. 1898
Vrubel Mikhail
Parting of the Sea King and Princess Volkhova
1898

Gouache, bronze paint, pastel, varnish on paper mounted on cardboard

60 × 152 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72), Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Irina Shumanova

30993
Vrubel Mikhail. Sadko on the Bank of Lake Ilmen. 1899
Vrubel Mikhail
Sadko on the Bank of Lake Ilmen
1899

Design copy of a majolica dish

Watercolour, gouache, silver and bronze paints, charcoal, lead pencil on paper

51.8 × 65.9 cm

Russian Museum

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

30995
Vrubel Mikhail. Seraph. 1904-1905
Vrubel Mikhail
Seraph
1904-1905

Watercolour, charcoal, lead pencil on paper

45 × 35.8 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72), Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Irina Shumanova

30999
Vrubel Mikhail. Portrait of Savva Vrubel, the Artist’s Son. 1902
Vrubel Mikhail
Portrait of Savva Vrubel, the Artist’s Son
1902

Watercolour, whitewash, lead pencil on paper

53 × 69.7 cm

Russian Museum

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

31001
Vrubel Mikhail. Fantasy
Vrubel Mikhail
Fantasy

Lead pencil on paper

35.7 × 25 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

31007
Vrubel Mikhail. Armchair by the Table. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Armchair by the Table
1904

Lead pencil on paper mounted on cardboard

18.8 × 16 cm

Russian Museum

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

31009
Vrubel Mikhail. Portrait of Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel against a Backgound of Birche
Vrubel Mikhail
Portrait of Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel against a Backgound of Birches
1904

Watercolour, pastel, gouache, charcoal, lead pencil, chalk on paper

67.6 × 32.3 cm

Russian Museum

#3 2021 (72), Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Irina Shumanova

31013
Vrubel Mikhail. The Prophet. 1899
Vrubel Mikhail
The Prophet
1899

Illustration for the poem of the same name by Alexander Pushkin

Black watercolour, brush, lead pencil on paper

38.2 × 18.5 cm (top – semicircle)

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

31015
Vrubel Mikhail. Prophet and Seraph. 1905
Vrubel Mikhail
Prophet and Seraph
1905

Illustration to the poem by Alexander Pushkin “The Prophet”.

Watercolour, ink, whitewash, lead pencil on paper

34.5 × 50 cm

© National Pushkin Museum, St. Petersburg

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

31017
Vrubel Mikhail. Portrait of Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel as a Seraph. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Portrait of Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel as a Seraph
1904

Charcoal on paper mounted on cardboard

36 × 27 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72)

Irina Shumanova

31019
Vrubel Mikhail. Prophet’s Head. 1904–1905
Vrubel Mikhail
Prophet’s Head
1904–1905

Charcoal, lead pencil, whitewash, watercolour on paper mounted on cardboard

43.2 × 33.5 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72), Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Irina Shumanova

31021
Vrubel Mikhail. Hamlet and Ophelia. Late 1883 - early 1894
Vrubel Mikhail
Hamlet and Ophelia
Late 1883 - early 1894

Initial version of the painting with the same name (1884, Russian Museum, St. Petersburg)

Watercolour on paper mounted on cardboard

24.4 × 16.7 cm

Russian Museum

#3 2021 (72)

Vladimir Lenyashin

31025
Vrubel Mikhail. Betrothal of Mary and Joseph. 1881
Vrubel Mikhail
Betrothal of Mary and Joseph
1881

Sketch made within the academic programme

Ink, sepia, feather on paper mounted on cardboard

69.7 × 61.7 cm

Russian Museum

#3 2021 (72)

Vladimir Lenyashin

31029
Vrubel Mikhail. Mother of God with Infant. 1884–1885
Vrubel Mikhail
Mother of God with Infant
1884–1885

Icon sketch (life-size) for iconostasis of St. Cyril’s Church in Kyiv

Charcoal, whitewash on paper

193.2 × 73 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72)

Vladimir Lenyashin

31031
Vrubel Mikhail. The Vision of the Prophet Ezekiel. Early 1906
Vrubel Mikhail
The Vision of the Prophet Ezekiel
Early 1906

Charcoal, watercolour, gouache, coloured pencil on cardboard

102.3 × 55.1 cm

Russian Museum

#3 2021 (72), Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Vladimir Lenyashin

31033
Vrubel Mikhail. Scenes from the Life of Romans (Feasting Romans). 1883
Vrubel Mikhail
Scenes from the Life of Romans (Feasting Romans)
1883

Watercolour, whitewash, Italian and lead pencil on paper

44.7 × 53.9 cm

Russian Museum

#3 2021 (72)

Vladimir Lenyashin

31035
Vrubel Mikhail. White Iris. 1886–1888
Vrubel Mikhail
White Iris
1886–1888

Watercolour, lead pencil on paper

24.1 × 16 cm

Kyiv Picture Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

#3 2021 (72), Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Vladimir Lenyashin

31037
Vrubel Mikhail. Red Azalea. Two Flowers. 1886-1888
Vrubel Mikhail
Red Azalea. Two Flowers
1886–1888

Watercolour, lead pencil on paper

24 × 15.9 cm

© Kyiv Picture Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

#3 2021 (72), Special edition "The Poetry of Metamorphosis. THE FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTS BY MIKHAIL VRUBEL"

Vladimir Lenyashin

31039
Vrubel Mikhail. Roses. Sketch. Circa 1886
Vrubel Mikhail
Roses. Sketch
Circa 1886

Watercolour on paper

18.7 × 20.7 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2021 (72)

Vladimir Lenyashin

31041