Statuette was composed from a real picture of Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov by Russian Artist Alexander Egorov.
" ...As a symbolyс painter I was asking to create award - symbol as statuette for Rachmaninov awarding ceremony in Moscow.
All my life I live with a music by Sergei Rachmaninov and this music gave me a lot of inspiration for my works in painting and sculpture.
And I took decision to create an absolutly copy of Rachmaninov's figure from his famous real picture. He was exraordinary strong personality with unique large hands
and artistic figure. .."
The bronze statuette of the award plated
2 times with 24 carat gold, has been put
on a pedestal of rare Russian marble.
RACHMANINOV STATUETTE FACTS
The International Sergei Rachmaninov Award
The figure image is made from the real
Photography of Sergei Rachmaninov
Russian Artist Alexander Egorov
Art Workshop of Stroganov Institute
Three weeks for one statuette