"The Demon sitting"

Mikhail Vrubel. 'The Demon sitting'

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 Mikhail Vrubel (1856 - 1910), a famous Russian symbolist painter, who had pictorialized Mikhail Lermontov's romantic Caucasian poem "The Demon". This demon is a powerful fallen angel, a spirit not so much evil as suffering and sorrowing, who had fallen in love with a mortal woman.

Read  "The Demon"  poem in English (downloading pdf file).


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