Category: book art

Kolobok, traditional Russian folk tale illustrated by Yevgeny…

Kolobok, traditional Russian folk tale illustrated by Yevgeny Rachyov, 1987 (buy here)

Lettering by Ivan Bilibin (early 1900—1920s).Based on…

Lettering by Ivan Bilibin (early 1900—1920s).

Based on traditional Russian lettering styles: устав (uncial), полуустав (semi-uncial) and скоропись (cursive).

Today is Ivan Bilibin’s birthday! He was born on August 16,…

Today is Ivan Bilibin’s birthday! He was born on August 16, 1876.

“Baby Ruffes”, children’s book of rhymes illustrated by Yury…

“Baby Ruffes”, children’s book of rhymes illustrated by Yury Vasnetsov, 1981 (buy here)

Summer-themed illustrations from the “Little Hedgehog” book by…

Summer-themed illustrations from the “Little Hedgehog” book by V. Oseyeva, artist. Yu. Uzbyakov (1951)

Baba Yaga postcard by M. Ivanov. Published in Ukraine in 1958…

Baba Yaga postcard by M. Ivanov. Published in Ukraine in 1958 (buy)

The Frog Princess, postcard illustrated by Ivan Bilibin, 1958…

The Frog Princess, postcard illustrated by Ivan Bilibin, 1958 (buy)

Kornei Chukovsky “Mukha-Tsokotukha” – Illustration…

Kornei Chukovsky “Mukha-Tsokotukha” – Illustration by Vladimir Konashevich. Postcard from 1964 (buy)

Ivan Tsarevich and the Grey Wolf, postcard by Ivan Bilibin, 1958…

Ivan Tsarevich and the Grey Wolf, postcard by Ivan Bilibin, 1958 (buy)

Illustration for the “Three Bears” fairy tale by I. Beltyukov….

Illustration for the “Three Bears” fairy tale by I. Beltyukov. Postcard from 1990.