Viktor Antonov - Along the Road (1936)
Russia 6k Stamp issued 1977
This stamp depicts a small painting in the Fedoskino style of Russian folk art. Fedoskino folk art derives its name from a small town outside Moscow, and was apparently first developed in the late 18th Century. These lacquer paintings are multi-layered on very small, convex surfaces. They were originally popular for snuff boxes. This is one of a series of paintings that were depicted in this 1997 issue in the USSR.