Rasumny, Felix

Felix Rasumny - Феликс Разумный (1869 - 1940)

Was a Russian engraver, born in Sevastopol, but emigrated to Paris. He was trained at the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs under such masters as Millet, Gauthier and Tasset.

Felix Razumny exhibited his works at the Salon of the Societe des Artises Francais in 1891 and at the Exposition Universelle in 1900 (awarded with a silver medal).

Became a member of the Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts in 1911 and was titled as Chevalier of the Legion of Honor later on in 1933.

F.Rasumny was know for a massive cast iron maquette for the celebration of the opening of Pont Alexandre III at the 1900 Paris Exposition Universalle, as well as for the designing medals, jewelry pieces, medallions and the 1929 Ten-francs coin.

Dedicated some of his time to modeling small scale statues of Russian and Ukrainian subjects.

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