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Viktor Vasnetsov’s “A Knight at the Crossroads” (1878, oil on canvas). This is his first version of the painting, a second followed in 1882.
A more exact translation of the Russian title would be “A Vityaz at a Fork in the Road”. The painting is an illustration to a common motif of Russian folk fairy tales, when a hero comes to a fork in the road and sees a menhir with an inscription, kind of: “If you ride to the left, you will lose your horse, if you ride to the right, you will lose your head”

Viktor Vasnetsov’s “A Knight at the Crossroads” (1878, oil on canvas). This is his first version of the painting, a second followed in 1882.

A more exact translation of the Russian title would be “A Vityaz at a Fork in the Road”. The painting is an illustration to a common motif of Russian folk fairy tales, when a hero comes to a fork in the road and sees a menhir with an inscription, kind of: “If you ride to the left, you will lose your horse, if you ride to the right, you will lose your head”

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