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Children At Play - Matryoshka Nesting Dolls

Children At Play - Matryoshka Nesting Dolls
Children At Play - Matryoshka Nesting Dolls
available exclusively at Russian Treasure store.
Model - [nepom1]

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Number of dolls: 7
Artist: Nadezhda Nepomnyaschaya
School: Abramtsevo (Khot’kovo)
Size: 8’’

 

This hand crafted and painted set of Matryoshka nesting dolls was created by the world famous artist Russian artist Nadezhda Nepomnyaschaya. These Matryoshka nesting dolls are considered a rare example of Abramtsevo School artwork, as the artist Nepomnyaschaya herself is no longer creating her beautiful masterpieces.  The set of Matryoshka nesting dolls has been featured in Russian Museum in San Francisco for the last five years.

A closer look at the Matryoshka nesting dolls will uncover a unique painting and lacquering technique, with the pastel acrylics carefully applied over the skillfully carved wooden figurines. The eyes of each Matryoshka nesting doll, of the cornflower blue, rimmed with long, curly lashes, look up into the sky and express a singular affection of mother towards her children.

Each Matryoshka nesting doll features a mother looking after her beloved children at play. Her every posture reveals her love and devotion, and the children (a boy and a girl) in their turn look up at their mother with tenderness and respect.

The silk floral white of each Matryoshka nesting doll’s kerchief combined with the lavender and misty rose of their garments produce an enchanting impression on the viewer, making one’s eyes rest upon these lovely Matryoshka nesting dolls.

A truly unique, one-of-a-kind item in the collection of Russian Treasure, this set of Matryoshka nesting dolls will charm the most special person, who would receive it a as an exquisite Valentine’s gift, or simply a token of your love and admiration. A showpiece, most desired by the connoisseurs of Russian art, this set of Matryoshka nesting dolls will surely become a precious jewel in your family collection or artwork.