Lanceray, Eugeny Alexandrovich. Does his name sound right to you? Most probably you say “Yes”, as this is a commonly known thing. All the major auction houses list his bronzes under Eugeny ALEXANDROVICH Lanceray. Never the less, I guess you will be surprised if I say this is wrong……

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We’ve written before about fakes and reproductions with some fake signatures and artists’s names, as well as some foundry marks. Now we will give you some examples of just misspellings on the totally genuine statues. Some other markings are just unique. There are two misspellings her, the correct way…

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    This historical bear by Lieberich was once for sale at an auction in USA. It looks good except a small thing – the signature is totally wrong as it reads “Modeled by Lanceray” in Cyrillic… The bear is a historical one, as it was killed by Russian Emperor…

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L.N.Goncharova in her book “Russian bronze sculpture of 19th century” (Moscow, 2001, p.98) says that there are some models by Lanceray that have been cast at Fabr.C.F.Woerffel… I personally have never seen anything like that. It looks like this is a wrong statement and can not be accepted, just…

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