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Portrait Head of Dzerzhinskii

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Portrait Head of Dzerzhinskii

Made by: Mukhina Vera Ignat'evna

Currently in storage


About this object

Represented is the head of a middle aged man semi bald, with a moustache and goatee. He has busy eyebrows, almond eyes, thin acquiline nose. Whole surface has been painted in chocolate brown. Right ear is missing, beard and neack were once broken off and have been pasted back on. Represents Dzerzhinskii, a lieutenant of Lenin, member of Cheka. Larger version never completed.

Category:
ceramics, other
Made from:
Clay
Made in:
USSR
Date made:
ca. 1930
Size:
16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
27.10
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973