14. The Hut on Fowl's Legs ~ Baba Yaga

67" x 67" - 170.18 x 170.18
Acrylic on Canvas
Inspired by:
Mussorgsky's  "Pictures at an Exhibition"

Hartmann's drawing shows a clock in the shape of Baba Yaga’s hut which in Russian mythology, was said to have been built on the chicken’s claws so it could turn to meet each newcomer.

Baba Yaga was a witch who lured lost souls to her hut and ate them.

The Rite of Spring  by  Stravinsky
With Permission:  2013 Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Recorded live in Roy Thompson Hall, December 4 & 6, 2008
Listen to the TSO's full 2013 performance of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring: