Back cover (Hills, Trees, Clouds and Figure) from Xylographs (Xylographies)

One from a portfolio of eight heliogravures after woodcuts (including front cover, back cover and title page) | 3.7 x 6.9cm | 1909 (executed 1907)

Vasily Kandinsky

Maidens in peasant costumes dance in forests outside of medieval cities, and knights ride in service of an idealized world. Xylographies (Xylographs) sounds Kandinsky's longing for the Old Russia of his imagination, a fairy-tale land of spiritual har...
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