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FIGURINE OF THE ACTOR S.G. KOREN AS MERKUTIO IN
FIGURINE OF THE ACTOR S.G. KOREN AS MERKUTIO IN

Ceramics / Soviet Ceramics. XX Century

FIGURINE OF THE ACTOR S.G. KOREN AS MERKUTIO IN "ROMEO AND JULIET" BALLET BY S. PROKOFIEV

Mukhina Vera Ignatyevna, Yackiewich Anna Adamovna

form author, author of the sample of painting

model of 1948, produced in 1950s

Leningrad

КП 15563, КМП 748

Porcelain, metal, painting over glaze, gold plating, burnishing on porcelain

43,6 х 7,8 х 11,2 cm

Ceramics Department

Vera Ignatyevna Mukhina 1889-1953) is mostly known for her monumental works and the author of the famous Worker and Kolkhoz Woman sculpture. However only a few people know that she often turned to more fragile materials such as glass and ceramics. In the end of 1940-s V.N. Mukhina created a series of works devoted to ballet. The portrait of the actor S.G. Koren in his scenic image is one of the best porcelain works of the master.