Yevgeny Vuchetich.The Motherland Calls
19 Mar 15
The Motherland Calls.
Bronze on original wooden base. 61cm high. Executed in the 1960s.
Yevgeny Viktorovich Vuchetich (1908-1974) – Soviet painter working in the style of ‘Social Realism’. He was awarded the Lenin Prize, the Stalin Prize on five occasions, the Order of Lenin twice, as well as the Order of the Patriotic War. He was recognised as a Hero of Socialist Labour and as a People’s Artist of the USSR.