Matryoshka Doll - Animals by Gorbachev from Khotkovo Village
available exclusively at Russian Treasure store.
Model - GorbachevAnimals
Number of dolls: 5
School: Khotkovo (aka Abramtsevo)
This set of dolls is a great work showcasing a typical style of Gorbachev - one of the veteran artists from the Khotkovo Art School. It features elements of a typical village life. The set is painted with watercolor with the perfect lacquer finish. Gorbachev is very well known for his elaborate and realisting design of the scarfs on the back of each doll.
Gorbachev's work is acknoledged by the experts and collectors by being included in this book http://www.russiantreasure.com/russian-souvenir-book-on-russian-nesting-dolls-matyoshka-dolls.