Russian Sculptures

Horse of Emperor Alexander I

    Horse of Emperor Alexander I

    Russian Empire, Saint Petersburg

    The 1840s

    Youschkov, Joseph , The Imperial Academy of Arts Foundry workshop

    Bronze, malachite (stand); casting, gilding, chasing, mounting

    26.2 x 27.7 x 14.8 cm


    The sculpture "Horse of Emperor Alexander I" features the horse with raised front legs, with blanket with the Emperor Alexander I monogram and saddle. The stand is rectangular, profiled, malachite, with decorative bronze belt comprised of ornament in the shape of a vine with leaves and bunch of grapes. The stand rests on four support in the form of flattened balls.