Graphics

Vrubel Mikhail. Orchid. 1886–1887
Vrubel Mikhail
Orchid
1886–1887

Watercolour, lead pencil on paper

24 × 15.8 cm

© Kyiv Picture Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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Vladimir Lenyashin

31043
Vrubel Mikhail. Silence. 1883
Vrubel Mikhail
Silence
1883

Watercolour on paper

27.6 × 24 cm

Russian Museum

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Vladimir Lenyashin

31049
Vrubel Mikhail. Still Life (Candlestick, Decanter and Glass)
Vrubel Mikhail
Still Life (Candlestick, Decanter and Glass)

Lead pencil on paper

24.9 × 17.7 cm

Russian Museum

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Vladimir Lenyashin

31051
Vrubel Mikhail. A Person Sleeping on a Bed. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
A Person Sleeping on a Bed
1904

Lead pencil on paper

11.2 × 17.7 cm

On the reverse: Pillow. Sketch

Russian Museum

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Vladimir Lenyashin

31053
Vrubel Mikhail. Bed. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Bed
1904

Lead pencil on paper

23 х 33 cm

Russian Museum

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Vladimir Lenyashin

31055
Vrubel Mikhail. Tamara and the Demon. “Don’t weep child, don’t weep in 1890-1891
Vrubel Mikhail
Tamara and the Demon. “Don’t weep child, don’t weep in vain.”
1890-1891

Illustration for the poem “Demon.”

Black watercolour, whitewash, scratching on paper mounted on cardboard

96 × 65 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

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Vladimir Lenyashin

31057
Vrubel Mikhail. Marcella Bedspread. (Bed with a Sleeping Person). 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Marcella Bedspread. (Bed with a Sleeping Person)
1904

From the “Insomnia” sketch series

Lead pencil on paper

18.5 × 26 cm

Russian Museum

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Vladimir Lenyashin

31059
Vrubel Mikhail. Throw on a Chair. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Throw on a Chair
1904

From the “Insomnia” sketch series

Lead pencil on paper

22 × 17.5 cm

Russian Museum

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Vladimir Lenyashin

31061
Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch for balalaika. 1899
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch for balalaika
1899

Watercolour, gouache, bronze paint on paper

28.4 × 43.8 × 5 cm

© Abramtsevo Museum-Reserve

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Vera Bodunova

31071
Vrubel Mikhail. Sea Princess. Portrait of Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel as Princess Vol
Vrubel Mikhail
Sea Princess. Portrait of Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel as Princess Volkhova
1898

Watercolour, whitewash on paper mounted on canvas

160.1 × 61.5 cm

Russian Museum

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Vera Bodunova

31073
Vrubel Mikhail. The City of Ledenets. 1900
Vrubel Mikhail
The City of Ledenets
1900

Set design to the opera “The Tale of Tsar Saltan”

Lead pencil, watercolour on cardboard

21.9 × 35.4 cm

© Bakhrushin Theatre Museum, Moscow

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Vera Bodunova

31077
Vrubel Mikhail. Portrait of Prakhova. 1884-1885
Vrubel Mikhail
Portrait of Prakhova
1884-1885

Lead pencil, gouache on paper mounted on cardboard

43 × 32.3 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

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Vera Bodunova

31079
Vrubel Mikhail. Two Sea Princesses. Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel as Princess Volkhova
Vrubel Mikhail
Two Sea Princesses. Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel as Princess Volkhova in the opera “Sadko” by Rimsky-Korsakov
1898

Sketch

Watercolour, lead pencil on cardboard

33.5 × 27.7 cm

Russian Museum

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Vera Bodunova

31081
Vrubel Mikhail. Tsar Saltan. Costume design for Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera “The Tal
Vrubel Mikhail
Tsar Saltan. Costume design for Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera “The Tale of Tsar Saltan”

First performance of the opera, conductor Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, director Mikhail Lentovsky. Opera Singers Society of the Russian Private Opera, Moscow. 1900

Lead pencil, watercolour, bronze paint on cardboard mounted on cardboard

19.4 × 9.6 cm

© Bakhrushin Theatre Museum, Moscow

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Marina Rakhmanova

31085
Vrubel Mikhail. Tsar Saltan. Costume design for Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera “The Tal
Vrubel Mikhail
Tsar Saltan. Costume design for Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera “The Tale of Tsar Saltan”

First performance of the opera, conductor Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, director Mikhail Lentovsky. Opera Singers Society of the Russian Private Opera. Moscow, 1900

Lead pencil, watercolour, bronze paint on cardboard mounted on cardboard

19 × 6 cm

© Bakhrushin Theatre Museum, Moscow

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Marina Rakhmanova

31087
Vrubel Mikhail. Prince Guidon. Costume design (for Anton Sekar-Rozhansky). Opera
Vrubel Mikhail
Prince Guidon. Costume design (for Anton Sekar-Rozhansky). Opera by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov “The Tale of Tsar Saltan”

First performance of the opera, conductor Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, director Mikhail Lentovsky. Opera Singers Society of the Russian Private Opera. Moscow, 1900

Lead pencil, watercolour, bronze paint on cardboard mounted on cardboard

19.4 × 9.6 cm

© Bakhrushin Theartre Museum, Moscow

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Marina Rakhmanova

31089
Vrubel Mikhail. Terem (Chamber). Set design to Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera “
Vrubel Mikhail
Terem (Chamber). Set design to Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera “The Tsar’s Bride”

Opera Singers Society of the Russian Private Opera. 1899

Pencil, watercolour on paper

16.5 × 25 cm

© Abramtsevo Museum-Reserve

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Marina Rakhmanova

31091
Vrubel Mikhail. Street in Alexandrovskaya Sloboda. Set design to Rimsky-Korsakov
Vrubel Mikhail
Street in Alexandrovskaya Sloboda. Set design to Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera “The Tsar’s Bride”. Act II

First performance of the opera, director Vasily Shkafer, conductor Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov. Opera Singers Society of the Russian Private Opera. Moscow, 1899

Lead pencil, watercolour, whitewash on cardboard

33 × 45.1 cm

© Bakhrushin Theatre Museum, Moscow

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Marina Rakhmanova

31093
Vrubel Mikhail. Lily. Decorative Motif. 1895-1896
Vrubel Mikhail
Lily. Decorative Motif
1895-1896

Watercolour, gouache, charcoal on paper

43.8 × 45.2 cm

Russian Museum

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Eleonora Paston

31095
Vrubel Mikhail. Italy. Night in Naples. 1891
Vrubel Mikhail
Italy. Night in Naples
1891

Watercolour, whitewash, lead pencil on paper mounted on cardboard

57.5 × 70 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

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Eleonora Paston

31097
Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch of a flower on a dark-blue background. Early 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch of a flower on a dark-blue background
Early 1890s

Pencil, watercolour on paper

16 × 5.5 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Eleonora Paston

31099
Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch for a tile with a cornflower on a light blue background.
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch for a tile with a cornflower on a light blue background
Early 1890s

Sheet 18

Ink, watercolour on paper

8 × 8.6 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Eleonora Paston

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Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch for a tile with a cornflower on a brown background. Early
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch for a tile with a cornflower on a brown background
Early 1890s

Sheet 4

Ink, watercolour on paper

8.7 × 8.5 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Eleonora Paston

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Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch of a tile with a flower. Early 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch of a tile with a flower
Early 1890s

Sheet 3. Pencil and watercolour on paper

10.2 × 10.2 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Eleonora Paston

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Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch for a tile with images of yellow dandelions. Early 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch for a tile with images of yellow dandelions
Early 1890s

Sheet 34

Ink, watercolour on paper

5 × 5.3 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Eleonora Paston

31107
Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch for a tile with a stylised image of a cornflower. Early 1
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch for a tile with a stylised image of a cornflower
Early 1890s

Sheet 13. Ink, watercolour on paper

8.5 × 8.5 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Eleonora Paston

31109
Vrubel Mikhail. Sketches of lion masks. About 1891
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketches of lion masks
About 1891

Pencil, watercolour on paper

14.5 × 8 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Eleonora Paston

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Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch for a stove tile (detail of the cornice). Early 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch for a stove tile (detail of the cornice)
Early 1890s

Sheet 33

Ink, watercolour on paper

5.5 × 4.5 cm. (The image is cut out along the outline and glued to a thick paper sheet 8.5 × 9 cm)

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Eleonora Paston

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Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch of a tile with four round flower buds in the corners. Ear
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch of a tile with four round flower buds in the corners
Early 1890s

Sheet 31

Ink, watercolour on paper

7.5 × 7 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Eleonora Paston

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Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch for a tile with an image of a peacock. Early 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch for a tile with an image of a peacock
Early 1890s

Pencil, watercolour on paper

10.5 × 10.8 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Eleonora Paston

31123
Vrubel Mikhail. Primavera. 1897
Vrubel Mikhail
Primavera
1897

Watercolour, charcoal and lead pencil on paper

96.4 × 50.9 cm

Russian Museum

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Olga Davydova

31159
Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch for a tile decorated with a cornflower. Early 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch for a tile decorated with a cornflower
Early 1890s

Sheet 23

Ink, watercolour on paper

4.8 × 5 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Olga Davydova

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Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch for a tile decorated with a cornflower. Early 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch for a tile decorated with a cornflower
Early 1890s

Sheet 30

Pencil and watercolour on paper

4.9 × 5.1 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Olga Davydova

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Vrubel Mikhail. Graveside Lamentation. 1887
Vrubel Mikhail
Graveside Lamentation
1887

Sketch of unrealised murals for St. Volodymir’s Cathedral in Kyiv (4th version)

Watercolour, lead pencil on paper

18 × 29.8 cm

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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Vrubel Mikhail. Self-Portrait. Late 1904 – early 1905
Vrubel Mikhail
Self-Portrait
Late 1904 – early 1905

Charcoal, pencil on paper

25.3 × 17.4 cm

Russian Museum

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Olga Davydova

31171
Vrubel Mikhail. White Azalea. 1886–1888
Vrubel Mikhail
White Azalea
1886–1888

Watercolour, charcoal and lead pencil on paper

29 × 22 cm

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine. Previously kept in E. Bunge collection, Kyiv

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Vrubel Mikhail. Flowers. 1884
Vrubel Mikhail
Flowers
1884

Pencil on paper

11.7 × 18.8 cm

© Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

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Vrubel Mikhail. Flowers. Late 1904 – early 1905
Vrubel Mikhail
Flowers
Late 1904 – early 1905

Watercolour, lead pencil on paper

25.3 × 17.4 cm

Russian Museum

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Olga Davydova

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Vrubel Mikhail. Leaves
Vrubel Mikhail
Leaves

Sheet 3 from the “Album. 1884-1885”

Lead pencil on paper

9 × 13.2 cm

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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Vrubel Mikhail. Male and Female Figures. Sketches
Vrubel Mikhail
Male and Female Figures. Sketches

Sheet 37 from the “Album. 1884-1885”

Lead pencil on blue paper

13.2 × 9 cm

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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Olga Davydova

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Vrubel Mikhail. Demon (Seated)
Vrubel Mikhail
Demon (Seated)

Sketch for the eponymous painting (1890, Tretyakov Gallery)

Watercolour, whitewash, lead pencil on paper

17 × 27 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

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Olga Davydova

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Vrubel Mikhail. Red Azalea. Azalea Flower. Sketch. 1886-1888
Vrubel Mikhail
Red Azalea. Azalea Flower. Sketch
1886–1888

Watercolour, lead pencil on paper

24 × 15.8 cm

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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Vrubel Mikhail. Fantastic Landscape. 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Fantastic Landscape
1890s

Sheet from a notepad

Watercolour, whitewash, lead pencil on paper

11.3 × 16.7 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

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Olga Davydova

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Vrubel Mikhail. Shell. 1905
Vrubel Mikhail
Shell
1905

From the “Shells” sketch series. Late 1904– early 1905

Coloured chalks, lead and Italian pencils, charcoal, black pastel, sanguine on paper

42.4 × 34.2 cm (reverse)

Russian Museum

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Olga Davydova

31189
Vrubel Mikhail. Resurrection. Triptych with two angelic figures above sleeping w
Vrubel Mikhail
Resurrection. Triptych with two angelic figures above sleeping warriors
1887

Sketch of an unrealised mural for St. Volodymir’s Cathedral in Kyiv

Watercolour, lead pencil on paper

31.6 × 43 cm (without frame)

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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Olga Davydova

31201