MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 8–9 июня 2011 г.

8 июня 2011

Список художников / Полный каталог


* 661. A SOVIET PORCELAIN FIGURE OF FEODOR CHALIAPIN AS BORIS GODUNOV




5,000-7,000 GBP


AFTER A 1922 MODEL BY YAKOV TROUPYANSKY, STATE PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1923.
Height 28.5 cm.

Related literature: For similar works, see Ode to Joy. Russian Porcelain in the Yuri Traisman Collection, Moscow, Pinakotheke, 2008, p. 321, No. 242.

Standing on the oval base, depicting F.Chaliapin in the role of Boris Godunov, marked under base with green hammer and sickle and black commemorative factory marks, numbered "501/5" and further inscribed on the base with the sculptor's signature.

This figure, depicting the famous Russian singer F. Chaliapin (1873-1938) as Boris Godunov in the M. Musorgsky’s opera of the same name, is executed by Ya. Troupyansky in 1923 after a 1922 model and appears to be the most famous work by the sculptor for the State Porcelain Manufactory.


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