• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 248

    A Bronze Group of a Kirghiz on a Horse

    CAST BY K. BERTHAULT AFTER THE MODEL BY EVGENII LANCERAY, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A Bronze Group of a Kirghiz on a Horse
    Cast by K. Berthault after the model by Evgenii Lanceray, late 19th century
    On an oval naturalistic base, cast as a Kirghiz on horseback with a lariat, signed in Cyrillic 'E. LANCERE' and with the Cyrillic foundry mark 'OTL. K. BERTO'
    8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high


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    For a discussion of this model, see G. Sudbury, et al., Evgueni Alexandrovich Lanceray: le sculpteur russe du cheval, Paris, 2006, p. 140, illustrated (as 'Bashkir with lasso').

    Pre-Lot Text

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