Olga's Gallery

Victor Vasnetsov


Ivan Tsarevich Riding the Grey Wolf.

1889. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Victor Vasnetsov. Ivan Tsarevich Riding the Grey Wolf.

Ivan Tsarevich Riding the Grey Wolf is a Russian folk-tale about the adventures of the prince Ivan Tsarevich and his companion the Grey Wolf, a magician. Tsarevich saved the Wolf’s cubs and the Wolf helped him in several quests: to get golden apples, to get a horse with a golden mane, and to get a beautiful princess