Byliniy (Былины) are heroic poems. These ancient texts includes such works of folklore as "Sadko", "Avdotya Ryazanochka", "Vavila and the buffoons", as well as epics about Russian heroes endowed with high moral qualities and selfless devotion - "Ilya Muromets and Nightingale the Robber", "Dobrynya and the Serpent", "Alyosha Popovich and Tugarin Zmeevich "and many others. An interesting aspect of this finely detailed Rostov miniature enamel painting in its original oak frame is the religious allegory of Russian saints, such as Boris and Gleb, or Cyril and Methodius.
This is a finely detailed Rostov miniature enamel painting in its original oak frame. Dimensions of the painting: 2⅛" x 2¾", and 3" x 3⅝" overall. Remnant of original tag and original small hole drilled for hanging, though it displays better on an easel (plastic easel shown in picture is included). Currently we have three of these available.