Georges LAVROFF rare bronze stalking panther

Georgij Dmitrievic LAVROV (Russian. 1895-1991)
(Georges LAVROFF)
Large figure of a stalking panther
Bronze/marble base
Excellent genuine patina.
Signed and stamped 8792 in the bronze.
Circa 1930.

51.5cm 13cm 15cm

George Lavroff is born in Siberia on April 18, 1895.
He first produces sculptures in Siberia, then in Moscow.
In 1927, George Lavroff is sent to France where he creates many art déco animal sculptures, produced in bronze and ceramics by several art editors. These sculptures bring him fame in the Western world.
In 1935, George Lavroff returns to Moscow where he becomes an official artist and creates monumental sculptures and busts of Soviet rulers.
Sculptor George Lavroff dies on August 29, 1991.
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