Bronze Code: 352
Height: 6.3 In
Width: 3.5 In
Weight: 1.1 LBs


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Introducing a compact, affordable variant of Felix Chopin's extraordinary series of representations of Russian Tsars - an ideal synthesis of art, history and affordability. Internationally acclaimed for his exceptional bronze craftsmanship and distinctive style, Felix Chopin (1813-1892) was a renowned French-Russian caster, often referred to as the 'Bronze Magician'. Serving as a supplier to the Court of His Imperial Majesty, his exceptional portfolio of works significantly reflects the rich Russian heritage.

Regal busts of Russian rulers claim a significant position in Chopin's impressive catalogue of works. His journey in creating such busts started in 1840, when he discovered the marble busts of Russian Tsars executed by the famed Italian sculptor, A. Penna. Visually intriguing though not very historically accurate, as Penna never visited Russia, these busts sparked Chopin's interest in introducing a series of busts that portray the Russian overlords.

In 1849, at a prestigious art exhibition, he presented his magnificent collection of 63 full-size busts of Russian rulers, which instantly began a sensation among art enthusiasts worldwide. Understanding the widespread appeal and potential for intimate home decor, 15 years later, he unveiled a smaller version of these royal busts at an international exhibition in Paris.

This wise transition from grandeur to convenience, from large busts to their smaller versions, consecrated his artistry into the realm of cabinet sculpture. Our product brings you this scaled-down variant, ensuring its wide availability and popularity among a diverse range of audience. This series inherits the exemplary quality, aesthetic brilliance and historical significance embodied by Chopin in his larger works, thereby delivering value and affordability without compromising on the artistic essence.