Olga's Gallery

Victor Vasnetsov


Alionushka.

1881. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Victor Vasnetsov. Alionushka.

Alionushka is a Russian folktale about a sister and a brother, Alionushka and Ivanushka. Their father remarried and the stepmother appeared to be a witch, who wanted to get rid of the children by various means