Mark Antokolski

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Birthday
2, 1840
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jul 14, 1902 (61)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
2, 1840
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jul 14, 1902 (61)

About

Russian-Jewish sculptor known for the psychological complexity of his historical images. He sculpted Mephistopheles, finished in 1884.

Before Fame

He studied in the Imperial Academy of Arts at St. Petersburg.

Trivia

His sculpture, Ivan the Terrible, made a large impression on connoisseurs of art and was controversial.

Family Life

He married Jelena Antokolski in 1872.

Associated With

He and Anna Golubkina are both sculptors from Russia.