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Vasnetsov Viktor Mikhailovich (1848 — 1926)  Three queens of the underground kingdom, 1884  Oil on canvas  164×297 cm  The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Title: Three queens,1884
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Vasnetsov Viktor Mikhailovich (1848 — 1926)
Three queens of the underground kingdom, 1884
Oil on canvas
164×297 cm
The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

«Three queens of the underground kingdom» - the picture of Victor Vasnetsov. 

In the years 1880-1881 Savva Mamontov commissioned three paintings by Viktor Vasnetsov to cabinet government Donetsk railway. Vasnetsov wrote «Three queens of the underground kingdom», «Flying Carpet» and «Fight of Scythians and Slavs». 

The basic picture is drawn tale. Painting «Three Princess underground kingdom» personifies wealth bowels of Donbass, which slightly ed the plot a fairy tale - the one with a princess of coal. Board members did not take on the fantastic work Vasnetsova topic as inappropriate for the office. 

In 1884, Vasnetsov wrote  this version of the picture, a little change with composition and color. The picture becomes Kievskiy collector and philanthropist I. Tereschenko. 

The new version of the situation has changed hands Princess of coal, and now they lie along the body that gave the figure of serenity and majesty. 

Version 1881 is stored in the State Tretyakov Gallery. By oil on canvas. Dimensions: 152.7 × 165.2. 

Version 1884 is stored in the Kiev Museum of Russian Art. By oil on canvas. Dimensions: 164 × 297.

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Vasnetsov Viktor Mikhailovich (1848 — 1926)  Fight of Scythians and Slavs, 1881  Oil on canvas   The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, RussiaVasnetsov Viktor Mikhailovich (1848 — 1926)  Three queens of the underground kingdom, 1884  Oil on canvas  164×297 cm  The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, RussiaVasnetsov Viktor Mikhailovich (1848 — 1926)  Bogatyr, 1870-s  Watercolor, paper  The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
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