• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 250

    A Bronze Group of a Cossack Warrior

    CAST BY WOERFFEL AFTER THE MODEL BY VASILII GRACHEV, ST. PETERSBURG, 1881

    Price Realised  

    A Bronze Group of a Cossack Warrior
    Cast by Woerffel after the model by Vasilii Grachev, St. Petersburg, 1881
    On a naturalistic oval base, cast as a Cossack astride a galloping horse, signed on base in Cyrillic 'LBP GRACHEV' and with the foundry mark 'FABR. C. F. WOERFFEL', with Finance Ministry stamp
    16½ in. (41.3 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITION FUND OF THE CANTON MUSEUM OF ART