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Ivan Bilibin




 


 

Ivan Bilibin

 

(b Tarkhovka, St Petersburg, 4 Aug 1876; d Leningrad [now St Petersburg], 7 Feb 1942).

Russian graphic artist and stage designer. The son of a naval doctor, Bilibin was educated in St Petersburg, studying law at the University (1896–1900) and art at the school of the Society for the Encouragement of the Arts (1895–8); then, under Il’ya Repin, he studied at both Princess Maria Tenisheva’s Art School (1898–1900) and the Academy of Arts (1900–04). From 1899 he exhibited with the group known as the WORLD OF ART (Mir Iskusstva) and was elected chairman of its reconstituted exhibition society in 1916. He also contributed to the Mir Iskusstva journal. Meanwhile he taught graphic art at the school of the Society for the Encouragement of the Arts (1907–17).

 

 


Justice of the Rus



 

Sirin



 
 

Illustration for the fairy-tale "Vasilisa the Beautiful."
1900

 


The White Horseman


 

The Red Horseman


 

The Black Horseman


 

Baba Yaga


 

Vasilisa the Beautifu


 



 

Illustration to "The Tale of the Golden Cockerel" by A.S. Pushkin
1906

 



 



 

Illustration to the opera "The Golden Cockerel" by Rimsky-Korsakov
1909


 

 



 

 



 

Illustration to the opera "The Golden Cockerel" by Rimsky-Korsakov
1909

 



 

Illustration to "The Tale of Tsar Saltan" by Pushkin
1905

 


Illustration to "The Tale of Tsar Saltan" by Pushkin
1905
 


Costume design for the opera "The Tale of Tsar Saltan" by Rimsky-Korsakov
1936
 


Illustration to the poem "Ruslan and Ludmila" by A.S. Pushkin
1917
 

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