Sunday, April 19, 2009

Mikhail Vasilievich Nesterov, The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh, 1917-22


billoo said...

Beautiful painting , jacky .

Are you still flying about or have you landed? Hope you had a good trip anyway.

Take care,


jacky bowring said...

Thanks Billoo ... yes, it was the woman in the red jacket who got me when I saw this in a book, and that black, black pond/river in front of them ... her dark gaze and that black mirror ... & the brooding presence of something menacing, just off stage ... rippling through those trees. Back in NZ now, one stop from the end of the world, as they say (only one city beyond here, then, next stop Antarctica)... cheers, j...