The range of subjects of Palekh artists is wide and various. They turn to the history and the present, fairy-tale and literary themes, song folklore, and landscape.

The library of Ivan the Terrible (Liberia – from Latin liber “book”) is a legendary collection of books and documents, the last owner of which was supposedly Tsar Ivan IV the Terrible. The library is supposed to be lost or hidden by the tsar.

«Виртуальный Русский музей» в социальных сетях: