Lot 506: LEOPOLD BERNARD BERNSTAMM(1859-1939), A BRONZE BUST OF PIOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
April 26, 2006
New York, NY, USA
height 18 1/2 in. 47 cm
inscribed with signature.
Bernstamm, born in Riga, studied at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. Between 1883 and 1885 Bernstamm created a series of portrait busts of leading figures in Russian art, science and literature and in 1885 he settled in Paris.