Evgenii Lanceray (Russian, 1848-1886) Bronze Group of a Bogatyr (Ilya Muromets)

Evgenii Lanceray (Russian, 1848-1886) Bronze Group of a Bogatyr (Ilya Muromets) Evgenii Lanceray (Russian, 1848-1886) Bronze Group of a Bogatyr (Ilya Muromets) Evgenii Lanceray (Russian, 1848-1886) Bronze Group of a Bogatyr (Ilya Muromets) Evgenii Lanceray (Russian, 1848-1886) Bronze Group of a Bogatyr (Ilya Muromets) Evgenii Lanceray (Russian, 1848-1886) Bronze Group of a Bogatyr (Ilya Muromets)

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Hammer Price w/ BP

$115,000

Lot # 692
Title Evgenii Lanceray (Russian, 1848-1886) Bronze Group of a Bogatyr (Ilya Muromets)
Description Late 19th cent. Sgn. On base E. Lansere, 1885. Cast by Chopin. A mounted warrior wearing a helmet and chain mail, carrying a banner, sword & bow, axe hanging at his side. Eugene Lanceray, was a talented Russian sculptor, painter, illustrator and maker of mosaics. From 1892-1896, Lanceray studied in St. Petersburg, and then in Paris from 1896-1899. Lanceray’s bronzes unite a large flowing picturesque composition with attention to detail in accessories; the chain armor, the head-trappings of the horse, and the stamped leather, are worked up with care. A Bronze Group of a Bogatyr represents one of the heroic figures in Russian history, who at the close of the battle still holds the standard safe, though with weary hands, and a frame faint with the fierce labors of the day. His armor is half covered by a magnificent mantle, stiff with embroidery, and he holds the great banner in his arms, embracing it, and half hiding his helmeted head in its folds. The horse is a magnificent creatur
Condition Excellent original condition and patina.
Dimensions Ht. 32" W 23" D 9"
Provenance A prominent Buffalo, NY family.
Category Silver, Sculpture & Decorative
Auction Date Mar 23, 2013

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