Bronze Code: 356
Height: 9.1 In
Width: 6.3 In
Weight: 2.9 LBs


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Immerse yourself in the hallowed halls of Russian history with Felix Chopin's intricately crafted bronze bust of Alexander I where craftsmanship meets history, offering a unique opportunity to own not just a work of art, but a piece of Russian legacy. Crafted by the renowned French and Russian caster, Felix Chopin, this replica bust is an exquisite embodiment of the artist's unparalleled skill and precision.

Recognized for his unmatched precision, Chopin is commonly referred to as the 'bronze magician', who pioneered a new frontier in the realm of artistry, with each figure painstakingly crafted to the finest detail. Manufactured at Chopin's factory in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1867, the antique bronze bust has the 'F.CHOPIN' signature inscribed on the back and an official stamp saying 'DEPARTURE OF M.F. 1867 FOR 10 YEARS'.

The piece bears a majestic likeness to Alexander I, testament to the artist's exceptional ability to create sculptures with remarkable likeness. But that's not all. Each one of his creations tells a story, capturing the essence of the era and the individual depicted, while also reflecting the artist's own journey. The bust is part of a series that Chopin began after being inspired by the marble busts made by Italian sculptor A. Penna in 1840.

The sculptor's work became progressively popular after the transition from larger statues to smaller, more accessible ones. These smaller pieces became part of the cabinet sculptures that were in high demand. This particular bust of Alexander I, besides its historical significance, represents this transformative phase in Chopin's work. Its unique quality and similarity to the original piece, make it a sought after artifact for enthusiasts and collectors alike.