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Russian Lacquer Miniatures: A Mythic Art

Author: Cherry Gilchrist


Nov/Dec 2001
Features
Page 24   ( 8 pages)


Summary: Russian lacquered miniatures came to fruition in the Soviet era--skilled icon painters' adaptation of a centuries-old art to new, secular reality. Collector and expert Cherry Gilchrist offers a fascinating look at the history of this art form, plus offers useful tips on how to buy top-quality miniatures.


This article appeared in the Nov/Dec 2001 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.