Dynamic bronze figure of 3 Caucasian riders by good listed German sculptor of Georgian origin Hans Guradze (1861 - 1922). He was born in Silesia. He received special art education at the Royal Academy of Arts of Berlin and Dresden. The creative destiny of the sculptor was connected with Berlin, where they created numerous sculptural compositions. Sculptor especially attracted the theme of the image of horses-it will be the leading in his work. The works of Guradze were repeatedly exhibited in the 1890-ies. At the academic exhibitions, and also were presented at the exhibition in Munich in 1898 year.
The Russian school of sculptural plastics had a significant influence on the creative work of sculptor. The theme of the works of Guradze often became Russian troika-a stable symbol of the national tradition. The undoubted influence of the Russian artistic tradition should be considered the characteristic aspiration of sculptor to the narrative of the plot.
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler.."Leipzig, 1999; Hans Vollmer (ed.): General lexicon of visual artists from antiquity to the present; German and Russian Internet.
Inscription: signed on the base.
Technique: bronze, dark brown patina.
Measurements: width 17 1/8" x depth 5 3/4" x height 8 1/8" (43,5 x 14,5 x 20,5 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.