Cabinet bronze “Farewell of a Cossack with a Girl” V.Ya. Gracheva. 1880-1900 Performed according to the model: the famous Russian sculptor Eugene Lansere from patinated bronze, which is the visiting card of the author. Grachev`s signature in Cyrillic in the test. The compositional center is formed by a vertical of the spear, and kissing of Cossack and his wife. Their inner world is opposed to the horse`s upturned head, ready to go.
Foundry brand FABR.C.F.WOERFFEL ST.PETERSBOURG. Bronze, cast, chased, light brown patinated. Dimensions: 29.5 cm L. 21 cm. W 13.5 cm.
Authors bronze statue "Boy with Roosters" Paul CHEVRE. H - 75 cm. Represents the work of the famous Franco-Canadian master of the second half of the 19th - beginning of the 20th century. It depicts a Boy taking apart fighting cocks. This gambling and fighting event was conveyed in an anti-censoring manner; a naked young man and in the pathos of gestures represent it. A slightly deviated figure of a young man gives way to angry roosters and their line of aggression crosses the line of the boy and loincloth. Their expressive nature creates energy and strength and also sets off the noble patina of the young man’s smooth body.
The marble sculpture group “Tamers of horses” was created in 1740-1745. Guillaume Cousteau Sr. (Guillaume Coustou I, 1677-1746) - a famous French sculptor of the first half of the XVIII century., Who worked on the decoration of the palaces and parks of Versailles, Marly, Tuileries and Trianon. The sculptures were ordered by Louis XV of Carrara marble to decorate the Marly Castle terrace in a suburb of Paris. Satisfied with the tense official images, the royal administration ordered the sculptor figures of nude youths holding back their horses.
Provenance: Photo archive of a private collection. The sculptures were part of a private collection located in the palace of Liechtenstein. Stadtpalais Wien, Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.
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