ARTISANS: SPINNER Media: watercolor, colored pencils, acrylic & ink on Bristol Size: 11x14" Background: illustrations from the book “Costumes of the Russian State” by Russian artist Fyodor Solntsev, circa 1869. Solntsev served as personal artist and consultant to Russian emperor Nicholas I from 1825 to 1855. He was commissioned to design dinner services and decorate the czar's private apartments in the Kremlin, as well as to create illustrations for two encyclopedic books documenting Russian culture. View Details LIMITED EDITION PRINT: OPEN EDITION PRINT: Original: For sale. Please see this page for details.