Shrovetide

Linocut
Paper
Height 24 cm, width 24 cm
Presence of frame: no
Having a mat: no
Year of creation: 2018
43.13 $

Description of the artwork

Shrovetide is the time to farewell to the winter. It is the opportunity for the last round of merrymaking associated with Carnival before the Lenten season. The traditional attributes of Shrove Tuesday is a dummy which personifies Winter. The holiday was considered a legacy of the ancient solar cult. In Slavic countries Shrovetide still largely retain their pagan roots.

Artwork «Shrovetide», Graphics at style Minimalism, Linocut, Height 24 cm, width 24 cm.

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