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The All-Important Tavern

Author: Darra Goldstein

May/June 2011
Page 52   ( 2 pages)

Summary: Boris Kustodiev’s painting Moscow Tavern (1916) captures a world that was soon to vanish. Here, old-fashioned cabbies, wearing the telltale long beards and caftans of Old Believers, enjoy a break from their work as they relax over tea. Recipe: Herring in Dill Sauce

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