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Cossack Mamay

33.8 x 28.8 cm

Acquire a unique piece of cultural heritage with this limited edition etching by Vladislav Khristenko (b.1963). Presented by Promotion Gallery, “Cossack Mamay” is a captivating depiction of the legendary Ukrainian folk hero, celebrated for his bravery and spirit.


  • Artist: Vladislav Khristenko
  • Title: Cossack Mamay
  • Medium: Etching on paper, aquatint
  • Edition: C3/5 from a limited edition of 20
  • Year of Creation: 2023
  • Signature: Signed and dated by the artist
  • Image Size: 24 x 21.1 cm
  • Paper Size: 27 x 33.9 cm
  • Framed Dimensions: 33.8 x 28.8 cm
  • Price: £120
  • Seller: Promotion Gallery

Historical Review

Vladislav Khristenko, born in 1963, is renowned for his intricate etching techniques and evocative portrayals of historical and cultural subjects. "Cossack Mamay" depicts the iconic figure from Ukrainian folklore, often considered a symbol of the nation’s spirit and resilience. Cossack Mamay is traditionally portrayed as a warrior with a kobza (a type of lute), embodying the ideals of freedom and heroism. Khristenko’s etching brings this legendary character to life with exceptional detail and depth, making it a significant piece for collectors of cultural art and history.

Why This Piece?

This limited edition etching is a rare find, with only 20 pieces in the edition. Khristenko’s use of the aquatint technique adds richness and texture to the image, making it a standout piece in any art collection. The artist’s signature and limited edition number ensure its authenticity and value.


This piece is in excellent condition, professionally framed to preserve its quality and enhance its display. Promotion Gallery guarantees the authenticity and quality of our artworks, making "Cossack Mamay" by Vladislav Khristenko a valuable addition to any collection.

Purchase Information

To purchase this exceptional piece or for further inquiries, please contact Promotion Gallery at info@promotion.gallery. We are proud to offer this exquisite work of art to discerning collectors.

"Cossack Mamay": This artwork by Vladyslav Khrystenko portrays the iconic figure of Cossack Mamay, a symbol of Ukrainian cultural heritage and warrior spirit. In Khrystenko's modern interpretation, Mamay is adorned with contemporary military gear, juxtaposing historical Cossack elements with modern weaponry such as automatic rifles and Javelins. The painting infuses traditional imagery with wartime motifs, including anti-tank obstacles and firearms, blending the past with the present. The scene is rich with symbolism, reflecting the resilience and enduring spirit of the Ukrainian people amidst current conflicts. Mamay, holding his bandura, transforms its music into a victorious march, embodying the strength and determination of a nation facing adversity.


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