3 June 2015
AFTER A MODEL BY EVGENY LANCERAY (1882), INSCRIBED WITH A SIGNATURE IN CYRILLIC, SHTANGE FOUNDRY MARK, 1890s
Bronze with mid brown patina, height 31.5 cm.
Depicting General Skobelev, a hero of the Russo- Turkish War (1877–1878), a rare example of a historical portrait work by the sculptor, Turkish flag and other trophies lie beneath the feet of the horse, symbolic of the defeated army.
Notes on symbols:
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