Lot 0022 A Russian bronze composition “Riga hooligan”
A Russian bronze composition “Riga hooligan”. Author Peter Osipovithch Kufferle. Petersburg, 1908. Foundry mark of Petersburg workshop of Guido Nelly. Born in Italy, Peter Kufferle (1871-1942) worked in Petersburg from 1899 to 1917. Became famous as a portrait and tombstone sculptor. Also, He created a series of famous Russian historical persons. He participated in many exhibitions in St. Petersburg and Moscow, including exhibitions of the St. Petersburg Society of Artists and the First Ladies ‘ Art salon. See catalog of the exhibition of the St. Petersburg Society of Artists “Riga hooligan” (1909). Dimensions: 33.5 x 13.5 x 13 cm.