Saturday, October 13, 2007

Lubok (pl.: Lubki) (Cyrillic: Лубок)

In Russian, Lubok (pl.: Lubki) (Cyrillic: Лубок) means a variety of Russian Folk art such as prints in woodcut, characterized by simple graphics and narratives derived from the oral and written folklore. Lubki prints were also used as decoration in the houses and inns and some of them might be regarded as a predecessors of the modern comic strip.(more>>)
(from nypl)

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