RUSSIAN PATINATED BRONZE GROUP “Cossack Warrior on Horseback”
Cast by C.F. Woerffel after the model by Vasili Grachev (1831-1905), dated 1881
On a naturalistic oval base, realistically cast as a cossack wielding a pistol on a galloping horse
Signed on base in Cyrillic “LEP. GRACHEV”, also with foundry mark “FABR. C.F. WOERFFEL”,
with a Finance Ministry stamp dated 1881
Hight 14 in. (35,6 cm), width 17 in. (43,2 cm)
Areas of some rubbing to patina, good overall condition.
Item Nr. 2581 (Russian bronze group “Cossack warrior”)