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Ivan Bilibin (1876-1942) was one of the most influential 20th-century illustrators and stage designers who took part in the Mir iskusstva and contributed to the Ballets Russes. Throughout his career, he was strongly inspired by Slavic folklore.Ivan Bilibin was born in a suburb of St. Petersburg. He studied first in 1898 at Anton Aschbe Art School in Munich, then under Ilya Repin in St. Peterburg.   more from wikipedia »

Kind Female Duck

Prince Ivan and the Firebird illustration for Russian Fairy Story The Firebird

Vassilissa in the Forest Illustration from the Russian Folk Tale "The Very Beautiful Vassilissa"

Kind Female Duck

The Witch Baba Yaga Illustration from the Story of "Vassilissa the Beautiful " 1902



Sketch for the Opera The Golden Cockerel by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Scene from a Russian Fairy Tale 1899

Bogatyr Volga Transforms himself into a Pike illustration for the Russian Fairy Story The Volga

Poster for the Film "LInferno"

Tomb of Bishop Benozzo Federighi

Massacre of the Innocents

Palazzo Agostino Pallavicino in Strada Nuova in Genoa

Piazza Della Vittoria in Genoa

The Death of the Knight of Celano

SantIrene Church in Lecce

Sketch For the Opera The Golden Cockerel by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Sketch of Glinkas Opera Ruslan and Lyudmilla c1913

Illustration For Alexander Pushkins Fairytale of the Tsar Saltan 1905

Illustration For the Poem The Tale of the Golden Cockerel by Alexander Pushkin


The King


Riding the Wolf


Prince and Princess

Picking Berries


Peace Meeting

On the Shore

Old Man and Archer

The Meeting

Pay Your Respects

Man and Frog

Lovers Riding

King and Goat

Into Battle

In the Room

New Bavaria Mead and Beer

Domovoi a Spirit of the House 1934

Vodyanoi the Water Sprite 1934





Russian Beer Advertisement

The Little Mermaid Before a Statue in the Sea

Illustration for Alexander Pushkins "Fairytale of the Tsar Saltan " 1905

New Bavaria Mead and Beer