Graphics

Vrubel Mikhail. Portrait of a Man in Antique Costume. 1886
Vrubel Mikhail
Portrait of a Man in Antique Costume
1886

Watercolour, whitewash, lead pencil, varnish on paper mounted on cardboard

27.7 × 27 cm

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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Vrubel Mikhail. Indian ornamental decoration (to embroider on canvas). 1886
Vrubel Mikhail
Indian ornamental decoration (to embroider on canvas)
1886

Watercolour, whitewash, lead pencil, varnish on plotting paper mounted on cardboard

21.8 × 31.3 cm (the sheet is of irregular configuration)

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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Vrubel Mikhail. Demon’s Head. 1890-1891
Vrubel Mikhail
Demon’s Head
1890-1891

Illustration for Mikhail Lermontov’s poem “Demon”

Black watercolour, whitewash on cardboard

23 × 36 cm (delineated image)

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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Vrubel Mikhail. Bouquet of Lilacs. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Bouquet of Lilacs
1904

Lead pencil on paper

27.6 × 17.7 cm

Russian Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Bouquet of Lilacs. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Bouquet of Lilacs
1904

Watercolour on cardboard

31.3 × 44.4 cm

Russian Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane. 1887
Vrubel Mikhail
Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane
1887

Charcoal on paper mounted on cardboard

140.5 × 52.5 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

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Vrubel Mikhail. Floral ornament
Vrubel Mikhail
Floral ornament

Album with sketches. 1884-1889

Pencil on paper

Image: 5 × 12.3 cm; sheet: 12.5 × 8 cm

© Abramtsevo State Historical, Artistic and Literary Museum-Reserve

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Vrubel Mikhail. Floral ornament
Vrubel Mikhail
Floral ornament

Album with sketches. 1884-1889

Pencil on paper

Image: 12 × 8 cm; sheet: 12.5 × 8 cm

© Abramtsevo State Historical, Artistic and Literary Museum-Reserve

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Vrubel Mikhail. Flowers. 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Flowers
1890s

Ornament sketches

Lead pencil on paper

45 × 56.6 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

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Vrubel Mikhail. Page with demonstrative stylisations. Late 19th - early 20th cen
Vrubel Mikhail
Page with demonstrative stylisations
Late 19th - early 20th century

Pencil on paper

56.3 × 45.1 cm

© Ivanovo Regional Art Museum

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

Sheet 17

Ink, watercolour on paper

9.5 × 9.1 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch of a tile with geometric patterns and stylised flower bud
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch of a tile with geometric patterns and stylised flower buds
Early 1890s

Sheet 28

Ink, watercolour on paper

7.5 × 7 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch of a frieze of two tiles. Early 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch of a frieze of two tiles
Early 1890s

Sheet 9

Pencil and watercolour on paper

9.4 × 4.2 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch of a vase with stylised flower shoots. Early 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch of a vase with stylised flower shoots
Early 1890s

Sheet 5

Pencil on paper

4.7 × 6.5 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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Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch of a frieze of two tiles with flower patterns. Early 1890
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch of a frieze of two tiles with flower patterns
Early 1890s

Sheet 14

Pencil, ink, watercolour on paper

11.5 × 5 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Dog Rose. 1885–1886
Vrubel Mikhail
Dog Rose
1885–1886

Watercolour, whitewash, varnish on paper

24.5 × 16.4 cm

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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

Sheet 19

Pencil and watercolour on paper

4 × 4.2 cm

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Sketch of a figurative corner stove tile (“Boot”). Early 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Sketch of a figurative corner stove tile (“Boot”)
Early 1890s

Sheet 10

Ink, watercolour on paper

4.3 × 3.7 cm (the image is cut out along the outline and glued to a thick paper sheet 8.3 × 7.6 cm)

© Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Bush under Snow. 1903-1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Bush under Snow
1903-1904

Charcoal and lead pencils, gouache and oil on primed plywood

18.8 × 26.2 cm

Russian Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Field Flowers. Embroidery motif. 1884
Vrubel Mikhail
Field Flowers. Embroidery motif
1884

Watercolour, lead pencil, whitewash, varnish on paper

40.8 × 29.5 cm

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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Vrubel Mikhail. Decorative motif with white waterlilies. 1890s
Vrubel Mikhail
Decorative motif with white waterlilies
1890s

Pen, ink, watercolour, whitewash on paper

21.5 × 32 cm

© Abramtsevo State Historical, Artistic and Literary Museum-Reserve

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Vrubel Mikhail. Design for a comb
Vrubel Mikhail
Design for a comb

Illustration taken from “Mikhail Aleksandrovich Vrubel. Life and Work” by Stepan Yaremich (Moscow: Izdaniye I. Knebel, 1911, p. 125)

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Vrubel Mikhail. Periwinkle. 1886-1888
Vrubel Mikhail
Periwinkle
1886-1888

Watercolour on paper mounted on cardboard

16.6 × 12.2 cm

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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Vrubel Mikhail. Pink Azalea. 1886-1888
Vrubel Mikhail
Pink Azalea
1886-1888

Watercolour, lead pencil on paper

23.8 × 15.8 cm

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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Vrubel Mikhail. Oriental Fairy Tale. 1886
Vrubel Mikhail
Oriental Fairy Tale
1886

Watercolour, whitewash, lead pencil, pencil, varnish, collage on paper mounted on cardboard

Sheet: 16.4 × 24.5 cm; cardboard: 27.8 × 27 cm (the image spreads onto the cardboard)

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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Vrubel Mikhail. Horseman Galloping. “The horse careered faster than a deer...”
Vrubel Mikhail
Horseman Galloping. “The horse careered faster than a deer...”

Illustration for the poem “Demon.” 1890-1891

Black watercolour, whitewash on paper

23.5 × 33.5 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

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Vrubel Mikhail. Shell. 1904-1905
Vrubel Mikhail
Shell
1904-1905

Charcoal, watercolour, whitewash on paper

18.6 × 32.3 cm

Tretyakov Gallery

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Vrubel Mikhail. Moonlit Night. 1901
Vrubel Mikhail
Moonlit Night
1901

Blue watercolour, lead pencil on paper

Image: 25.5 × 17.8 cm; sheet: 30 × 22.3 cm

© Roman Babichev Collection, Moscow

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Vrubel Mikhail. Campanulas. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Campanulas
1904

From the “Campanulas” sketch series

Lead pencil on paper

33.3 × 19.8 cm

Russian Museum

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

From the “Shells” sketch series

Black pastel, charcoal and lead pencil on paper

23.8 × 32.7 cm

Russian Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Bell-Flowers. 1885-1887
Vrubel Mikhail
Bell-Flowers
1885-1887

Watercolour, lead pencil on paper

28.3 × 33.4 cm

© Berezovsky family collection, St. Petersburg

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Vrubel Mikhail. Abstract composition. Early 20th century
Vrubel Mikhail
Abstract composition
Early 20th century

Black watercolour, whitewash on paper mounted on cardboard

26.8 × 24.6 cm

© Hermitage, St. Petersburg

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Vrubel Mikhail. Church (St. Volodymir’s Cathedral in Kyiv)
Vrubel Mikhail
Church (St. Volodymir’s Cathedral in Kyiv)

Pencil on paper

32 × 23.5 cm

© Far Eastern Art Museum, Khabarovsk

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Vrubel Mikhail. [Righteous Soul in the Hand of God]
Vrubel Mikhail
[Righteous Soul in the Hand of God]

A drawing on a torn-out piece of paper from a letter that Mikhail Vrubel sent to Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel. [After 1902]

© Manuscript Department of the Tretyakov Gallery

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Vrubel Mikhail. Campanulas. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Campanulas
1904

From the “Campanulas” sketch series

Lead pencil on paper

26 × 16.3 cm

Russian Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Campanulas. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Campanulas
1904

From the “Campanulas” sketch series

Lead pencil on paper

33.2 × 19.8 cm

Russian Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Campanulas. 1904
Vrubel Mikhail
Campanulas
1904

From the “Campanulas” sketch series

Lead pencil on paper

12.7 × 18.1 cm

Russian Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Self-Portrait. 1885
Vrubel Mikhail
Self-Portrait
1885

Lead pencil on paper

13.2 × 9 cm

The paper was originally part of the “Album. 1884-1885”

On the reverse: The hand of Mikhail Vrubel on the back of a chair

© Kyiv Art Gallery National Museum, Ukraine

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

From the “Shells” sketch series

Lead pencil and black pastel on paper

17 × 24.8 cm (without frame)

Russian Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Shell. Late 1904 - early 1905
Vrubel Mikhail
Shell
Late 1904 - early 1905

From the “Shells” sketch series

Lead pencil and black pastel on paper

17.4 × 24.8 cm (without frame)

Russian Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Portrait of Doctor F.A. Usoltsev with an Icon in the Background.
Vrubel Mikhail
Portrait of Doctor F.A. Usoltsev with an Icon in the Background
1904–1905

Charcoal, sanguine, whitewash on paper

51 × 32.8 cm

Private collection

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

From the “Shells” sketch series

Charcoal pencil on paper

36.4 × 41.7 cm

Russian Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Shell. Late 1904 - early 1905
Vrubel Mikhail
Shell
Late 1904 - early 1905

From the “Shells” sketch series

Lead pencil and black watercolour on paper

17.4 × 25.3 cm

Russian Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Shell. Late 1904 - early 1905
Vrubel Mikhail
Shell
Late 1904 - early 1905

From the “Shells” sketch series

Charcoal, black pastel on paper

38 × 43 cm

Russian Museum

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Vrubel Mikhail. Shell. Late 1904 - early 1905
Vrubel Mikhail
Shell
Late 1904 - early 1905

From the “Shells” sketch series

Black pastel, lead pencil, chalk on paper

17.5 × 25.3 cm

Russian Museum

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31369