Alyonushka (Аленушка). An eye-catching painting that uses gold liberally on a black background. The other main colors are the red hair of the girl, the fleshtone of her arms and the silvery river. "Alyonushka" is a famous painting based on a Russian folk tale. Egg tempera, papier-mache, lacquer. Attached with classic safety pin embedded into the back. Titled on the back: Мстера, "Аленушка" M.Л. (Mstera, "Alyonushka" M.L.) Circa 1990. 2½" x 1½". 1 only, as shown. Gift boxed.