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The hero and the devil

Painting, XX century, 86×61 cm

Description of the artwork «The hero and the devil»

Fabulous panorama of the night action excites the minds of not only children but also adults.The picture shows the eternal struggle between Good and Evil.Bogatyr (Warrior of the Sun) holding the tail of the devil(representative of the dark forces) and to strike, wants to chop it off.The devil is shown with wings and in a moment of the fight ,trying to escape and soar into the night sky,which is ruled by the Moon.The moon oversees the action and cautiously waiting for what this fight will end. Hercules placed in the saddle of his magic white horse.Emblem of the "red Sun" refers to the intensity(force of Good).Night landscape complement; the devil,unhappy of being disturbed and a night owl,carefully watching what is happening.The artist displays brawlers special fluorescent dyes tide of moonlight,this creates an amazing perception of the picture viewer.
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Art form: Painting

Materials: Paper

Date of creation: XX century

Size: 86×61 cm

Location: Dmitriy Buyanov