Description: *Evgeni Alexandrovich Lanceray (Russian, 1848-1886)
SVYATOSLAV ON THE WAY TO TSARGRAD, GRAND PRINCE OF KIEV
bronze, signed, titled and dated: E. Lanceray, 1886
H22" L20 1/2" D18 1/2"

Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 10 Dec. 1974 (Sale 3704, Lot 9)
Estate of Katrina Hickox Becker

Literature: E.A. Lanser, NIVA, 1886, no. 16, p. 418
L.P. Shaposhnikova, SKULPTURA XVIII-NACHALO XX VEKA, Leningrad, 1988, p. 94, nos. 660-662
I.M. Shmidt, RUSSKAIA SKULPTURA VTOROI POLOVINY XIX-NACHALA XX VEKA, Moscow, 1989, pp. 49, 52-53
N.R. Levinson and L.N. Goncharova, RUSSKAIA KHUDOZHESTVENNAIA BRONZA, Moscow, 2001, pp. 113, 189, no.53
G.W. Subdbury, EVGUENI ALEXANDROVITCH LANCERAY, 1848-1886, Lausanne, 2006, pp. 82-83, 165-166

Other Notes: Base inscribed in Cyrillic, translation: We will not shake the Russian Land, with false bones. The dead do not have a shame. Svyatoslav in 970 on the way to Tsargrad.

  • Condition: Condition statement: Very good condition, minor wear to high spots, good overall patina.


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