Russian Woodcut Lubok Landscape
Product Summary: This Russian woodcut print also known as woodcut art in the manner of the Lubok tradition signed and dated 1986. This scene depicts a Russian castle on a mountain top with a village below in a traditional folk-art manner.
The tradition of Russian woodcuts and Lubki dates back to the 17th century. Influenced primarily from the woodcuts done by the old masters in Germany, and other parts of continental Europe, depicting religious iconography.
Woodcut printing itself has originals that date back to the 15th century, as a manner of relief printing, in which the artist designs an image into a slab of wood. The areas that are removed leave no impression.
Size: 6.50 x 8.25 inches the sheet, the image 4.20 x 5.60 inches
Condition: With toning, staining, and creasing through sheet, the back of the sheet with loss
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