Category Archives: 1912

THE PEASANT ART OF LITHUANIA.

Lithuania, Folk, costumes, 19th century, Albert Kretschmer

Lithuania (Source: Albert Kretschmer)

THE PEASANT ART OF LITHUANIA.

THE manifold influences to which Lithuania has been subjected in the course of centuries sufficiently account for the characteristic diversity of the basic elements in its peasant art as a whole. This “Volkskunst” (Folkart) forms a conglomeration of various ethnographic elements which frequently present sharp contrasts. Continue reading

THE SOUL OF RUSSIA. RUSSIAN ART, BY NICOLAS ROERICH.

Nicholas Roerich, Ancestors, Russia, Art, culture,

The Ancestors of Man. After a painting by Nicolas Roerich

RUSSIAN ART, BY NICOLAS ROERICH

THE SOUL OF RUSSIA

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Peasant costumes from Archangelsk, Novgorod, Russia.

Arkhangelsk, Oblast, Russia, Peasant, costume, fashion history

Peasant costume from Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia 1912.

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