A.S. Pushkin. Artist O. Kiprensky. 1827.

A.S. Pushkin

Sheet 38a Pushkin notebooks with drawings depicting the execution of the Decembrists.

Sheet 38a Pushkin notebooks

In Russian literature.

In Russian literature, too, we find very characteristic and vivid examples of such creativity. There are the sophisticated baroque work of Simeon of Polotsk and the political caricatures of Archpriest Avvakum (seventeenth century); the monumental mosaic compositions of Lomonosov (eighteenth century); the romantic landscapes of Zhukovsky and Baratynsky; the elegiac landscapes of Batyushkov; Gogol’s architectural…

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Mayakovsky’s last drawing: man following the setting sun. 1930.

Mayakovsky’s last drawing: man following the setting sun. 1930. Ink on paper. 16.7X21. The Mayakovsky Museum.

Mayakovsky's last drawing

Mexican landscape with cacti. 1925.

Mexican landscape with cacti. 1925. “Krasitaya niva” magazine. Moscow.

Mexican landscape wilh cacli. 1925

Mexican landscape with a palm tree. 1925.

Mexican landscape with a palm tree. 1925. “Krasnaya niva” magazine. Moscow.

Mexican landscape

Cover of the anthology “Harsh Words”. 1918

Cover of the anthology “Harsh Words”. 1918.

Cover of the anthology Harsh Words

Portrait of L. Brik. 1916.

Portrait of L. Brik. 1916. Charcoal and chalk on paper. 46×31. Deposited in a private collection

Deposited in a private collection

Caricature of himself in a tophat. 1915.

Caricature of himself in a tophat. 1915. Pencil onpaper. 17X11.1. Deposited in a private collection.

Caricature of himself in a tophat. 1915

Caricature of I. Repin and K. Chukovsky. 1915.

Caricature of I. Repin and K. Chukovsky. 1915. India ink and black chalk on cardboard. The Mayakovsky Museum

Mayakovsky Museum

Portrait ot V. Khlebnikov. 1916.

Portrait ot V. Khlebnikov. 1916. India ink and pencil on paper. 23×15. Deposited in a privalc collection

Khlebnikov

Caricature of G. Yakulov. 1918.

Caricature of G. Yakulov. 1918 (‘.’). Pencil on paper. 17X 10.7. Deposited in a private collection.

Caricature of G. Yakulov. 1918 ('.'). Pencil on paper. 17X 10.7. Deposited in a private collection

Self-portrait. 1918.

Self-portrait.   1918.  Oil on cardboard.  51.5X32. Deposited in a private collection

Self-portrait.   1918.  Oil on cardboard.

V. Mayakovsky (1893-1930)

V. Mayakovsky (1893-1930). A giraffe. 1913. Pastel and pencil on paper. 42.5×26. The Mayakovsky Museum.

V. Mayakovsky

Calligram.

Calligram. Ink and coloured pencil on paper. From the manuscript book “The Offensive”. Baku

From the manuscript book "The Offensive". Baku

A. Kruchyonykh (1886-1968)

A. Kruchyonykh (1886-1968). Tiflis. Collage from the almanac “1918”. Titlis. 1917

A. Kruchyonykh

I. Zdanevich (1894-1975)

I. Zdanevich (1894-1975)

Rayonist poem from the book “The Donkey’s Tail and The Target” Moscow, 1913.

I. Zdanevich

Landscape with birds. The early 1950s.

Landscape with birds. The early 1950s. Col­oured pencil on paper. 28.2×40.2. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Landscape with birds

Landscape. The early 1950s.

Landscape. The early 1950s. Coloured pencil on paper. 19.6×28.5

Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Landscape

Self-portrait. The 1940s (?). Pencil on paper.

Self-portrait. The 1940s (?). Pencil on paper. 27×19.5.

Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Self-portrait

Illustration to the novel “Stepan Razin”.

Illustration to the novel “Stepan Razin”. Mos­cow. 1916

Stcpan Razin

The ferroconcrete poem “Constantinople”, 1914

The ferroconcrete poem “Constantinople”, 1914. Printed on sateen

Printed on sateen

The ferroconcrete poem “Kartinia: Y. Shchukins Palace”.

The ferroconcrete poem “Kartinia: Y. Shchukins Palace”. Drawing in the book of verse “Tango with Cows.” Moscow, 1914

The ferroconcrete poem "Kartinia: Y. Shchukins Palace".

The ferroconcrete poem

Landscape. The late 1900s or early 1910s.

Landscape. The late 1900s or early 1910s. Watercolour and bronze on coloured paper. 15.5X 13.3, Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Landscape

V. Kamensky (1884-1961)

V. Kamensky (1884-1961). Self-portrait. The late 1900s or early 1910s. Pas­tel on paper. 14.5×13.4. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

V. Kamensky (1884-1961). Self-portrait.

“A world page”. Illustration to the super-story “Zangezi”. 1922.

“A world page”. Illustration to the super-story “Zangezi”. 1922. Ink on paper. 43.4X28. Depo­sited in a private collection

"Zangezi"

Illustration to the super-story "Zangezi". 1922.

S. Gorodetsky and A. Kruchyonykh. 1920

S. Gorodetsky and A. Kruchyonykh. 1920. Watcrcolour on paper. 21.9×25.7. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Portrait of V.Mayakovsky. 1920.

Portrait of V.Mayakovsky. 1920. Ink on paper. Drawing in a notebook. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Portrait of V.Mayakovsky. 1920. Ink on paper. Drawing in a notebook.

Self-portrait. 1909.

Self-portrait. 1909. Ink on paper. Deposited in a private collection. A. Kruchyonykh. Fifteen Years of Russian I’uturism. Moscow.

Self-portrait. 1909. Ink on paper. Deposited in a private collection. A. Kruchyonykh. Fifteen Years of Russian I'uturism. Moscow.

Portrait of V. Khlcbnikova. 1910-1912.

Portrait of V. Khlcbnikova. 1910-1912. Pencil on paper. 8.2×8.3. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Mava. Drawing in the draft of the poem “You who are used to see life . . .” 1922.

Mava. Drawing in the draft of the poem “You who are used to see life . . .” 1922. Pencil on paper. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Mava

“Drawing of the protoworld” in the draft of a poem. 1908. Ink on paper.

“Drawing of the protoworld” in the draft of a poem. 1908. Ink on paper. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

“Drawing of the protoworld” in the draft of a poem.

“Drawing of the protoworld” in the draft of a poem. 1908. Ink on paper. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

"Drawing of the protoworld"

Drawing in a word-coining manuscript.

Drawing in a word-coining manuscript. 1908. Ink on paper. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

A Volga landscape. 1903.

A Volga landscape. 1903. Oil on canvas, 16×20, Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Volga landscape

A Uralian landscape.

A Uralian landscape. Drawing in a notebook. 1905. Pencil on paper. 8.1×14.1. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

A Uralian landscape. Drawing in a notebook.

An owl. The 1900s.

An owl. The 1900s. Ink on paper. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

An owl. The 1900s. Ink on paper. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Portrait of a coachman.

Portrait of a coachman. The early 1900s. Charcoal on paper. 37.8X24.7. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

V. Khlebnikov (1885-1922) A bird. The early 1900s.

V. Khlebnikov (1885-1922).  A bird. The early 1900s. Oil on canvas, 22×15.8. Central State Archives of Literature and Art. Moscow.

V. Khlebnikovб  A bird. The early

Poster “Tribute to the Revolution’s Fallen Heroes”. 1921.

Poster “Tribute to the Revolution’s Fallen Heroes”. 1921. Watercolour on paper. 70×58. Deposited in it private collection.

Poster

Portrait of V. Khlebnikov. 1920

Portrait of V. Khlebnikov. 1920. Watercolour on paper. Pastel. 35×26.7. Deposited in a private collection.

Portrait of V. Khlebnikov

N. Klyuev.M. Lozinsky, A. Akhmatova and M. Zenkevich at a meeting of the “Poet’s Guild”.

N. Klyuev.M. Lozinsky, A. Akhmatova and M. Zenkevich at a meeting of the “Poet’s Guild”. 1913. Pencil on paper. 9.6×14. Deposited in a private collection.

N. Klyuev.M. Lozinsky, A. Akhmatova

A caricature of A. Blok. The 1910s.

A caricature of A. Blok. The 1910s. Pencil on paper. 8.5 X9.9. Deposited in private collection.

A caricature of A. Blok

“Blok comes to my island”. A. Blok and A. Gorodetskaya. 1911.

“Blok comes to my island”. A. Blok and A. Gorodetskaya. 1911. Pencil on paper. 8.3×11.5 Deposited in a private collection.

A. Blok and A. Gorodetskaya.

Portrait of A. Remizov. 1920.

Portrait of A. Remizov. 1920. Pencil on paper. 33.4×22.

Deposited in a private collection.

Deposited in a private collection

Self-caricature. 1910. Pencil on paper.

Self-caricature. 1910. Pencil on paper. Depo­sited in a private collection. ‘”Ogonyok”, 1980, No. 47

Depo­sited in a private collection. '"Ogonyok"

S. Gorodetsky (1884-1967)

Caricature (I. Repin and K. Chukovsky) from the comical manuscript magazine “Okolo Kuok-kala”. 1914. Watercolour on paper. 35.7×22. De­posited in a private collection.

I. Repin and K. Chukovsky

A. Tolstoy (1882/83-1945)

A. Tolstoy (1882/83-1945). Self-portrait with the devil. 1911. From the col­lection “Vienna”. St. Petersburg, 1913

From the col­lection "Vienna". St. Petersburg, 1913

Landscape and human figure connected by drawing”.

1 Landscape and human figure connected by drawing”. Illustration to the book “Gogol’s Artis­try”. Moscow, 1934

2 “Gogol’s phrase”. Illustration to the book ‘Gogol’s Artistry”. Moscow-Leningrad, 1934

"Gogol's phrase". Illustration to the book ■'Gogol's Artistry". Moscow-Leningrad, 1934

“Second-phrase gesture”. Sketch of illustration to the hook “Gogol’s Artistry”.

“Second-phrase gesture”. Sketch of illustration to the hook “Gogol’s Artistry”. 1932. Pencil on paper. 21.2×17.

State Public Library. Saint-Petersburg.

"Second-phrase gesture". Sketch of illustration to the hook "Gogol's Artistry". 1932

Kodzhory. (Veriyskoye Canyon).

Kodzhory. (Veriyskoye Canyon). 1929. Pencil and watercolour on paper. 22×36.

Literature Museum. Moscow.

Kodzhory. (Veriyskoye Canyon). 1929. Pencil and watercolour on paper.

Kodzhory. (The Georgian Military Highway. Main Range). 1929.

Kodzhory. (The Georgian Military Highway. Main Range). 1929. Pencil, coloured pencil and watercolour on paper. 21.6×34.5.

State Public Library. Saint-Petersburg.

Kodzhory. (The Georgian Military Highway. Main Range). 1929

Kodzhory. Tbilisi by night.

Kodzhory. Tbilisi by night. 1929. Pencil, col­oured pencil and watercolour on paper. 21.6×34.5.

State Public Library. Saint-Petersburg.

Tbilisi by night

A mountain phantasy (“Serebern”).

A mountain phantasy (“Serebern”). 1932. Pen­cil and watercolour on paper. 22×35.

State Public Library. Saint-Petersburg.

Andrei belyi, Andrei belyi Petersburg, Andrei belyi energy, Andrei belyi prize, Andrei belyi biography, Petersburg by Andrei belyi

“Overview of Blok’s poetry”.

“Overview of Blok’s poetry”. Illustration to “Lectures about Blok”, 1923. Pencil, coloured pencil and watercolour on paper. 90×71.

 State Public Library. Saint-Petersburg.

Andrei belyi, Andrei belyi Petersburg, Andrei belyi energy, Andrei belyi prize, Andrei belyi biography, Petersburg by Andrei belyi

Sketch of poster announcing the lecture “Light of the Morrow”. 1918.

Sketch of poster announcing the lecture “Light of the Morrow”. 1918. Watercolour and gold on coloured paper. 47X26.

State Public Library. Saint-Petersburg.

"Light of the Morrow" Saint-Petersburg.

Eleonora Titeleva. Illustration to the novel “Masks”.

Eleonora Titeleva. Illustration to the novel “Masks”. The late 1920s or early 1930s. Pencil on paper. 8.2X8.

Literature Museum. Moscow.

Andrei belyi, Andrei belyi Petersburg, Andrei belyi energy, Andrei belyi prize, Andrei belyi biography, Petersburg by Andrei belyi

The Korobkin brothers. Illustration lo the novel “Masks”.

The Korobkin brothers. Illustration lo the novel “Masks”. The late 1920s or early 1930s. Pencil on paper. 14×16.

Literature Museum. Moscow.

Andrei belyi, Andrei belyi Petersburg, Andrei belyi energy, Andrei belyi prize, Andrei belyi biography, Petersburg by Andrei belyi

The Ableukhovs: Father and Son. Illustration to the novel “St. Petersburg”.

The Ableukhovs: Father and Son. Illustration to the novel “St. Petersburg”. The 1910s. India ink, ink and pen on paper. 36×22.4.

Literature Museum. Moscow.

Andrei belyi, Andrei belyi Petersburg, Andrei belyi energy, Andrei belyi prize, Andrei belyi biography, Petersburg by Andrei belyi

Nikolai Ableukhov. Illustration to the novel “St. Petersburg”.

Nikolai Ableukhov. Illustration to the novel “St. Petersburg”. The 1910s. India ink and pen on paper. 22.5×8.5.

Literature Museum. Moscow.

Andrei belyi, Andrei belyi Petersburg, Andrei belyi