Fairy Tale Pictures

Here are a selection of paintings and illustrations by Viktor Mikhajlovich Vasnetsov (1846-1926).

This is an illustration for Pushkin's "Song of Oleg the Eternal"

"The Sleeping Princess"

"The Flying Carpet"


"Kashchej the Deathless"

"The Frog Princess"

"The Unhappy Princess"

This is Vasnetsov's drawing room.

This is Vasnetsov's living room. Notice the icon corner.

This is a detail of the icon corner.

Here is his stove . . .

. . . And a staircase complete with chain mail.