Baba Yaga

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Celina Bebenek
by Ivan Bilibin
published on 27 August 2021

An illustration portraying the Baba Yaga. The image comes from the traditional Russian fairy tale called Vasilisa the Beautiful that discusses the adventures of a young girl who encounters Baba Yaga upon being expelled from her home by her evil stepmother. Here Baba Yaga is portrayed as a powerful and frightful witch who is involved with multiple evil forces. Ivan Bilibin created the illustration in 1900.

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APA Style

Bilibin, I. (2021, August 27). Baba Yaga. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Bilibin, Ivan. "Baba Yaga." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 27, 2021.

MLA Style

Bilibin, Ivan. "Baba Yaga." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Aug 2021. Web. 24 Mar 2023.