My dear-dear beloved friends! It's the strong belief of mine that in this difficult times the best of what the mankind has produced in its spiritual travel could help us. make us stronger. fill us with light and love. I mean the best of human culture - music, dances, literature, painting. I want to post several masterpieces of famous russian painter Konstantin Makovsky to give you a splinter of natural old-fashioned beauty... this is how russian girls looked a hundred years ago... the soft shadow of memories. of past lives.
The painting from early 1880, it is called "Cup of honey drink", in ancient Russia there was so called braga, an alcohol drink made of honey.
And there is another version of this painting, produced in 1910... ))
and some more beautiful faces and costumes.... these are the girls in so called "kokoshnik" - an ancient russian headdress