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Medalist artist Felix Rasumny

1903 Art Nouveau French Silver Music Art Medal

1903 Art Nouveau French Silver Music Art Medal. Work by Russian jeweler and medalist artist Felix Rasumny

Russian jeweler and medalist artist Felix Rasumny was born April 20, 1869 in Sevastopol, Russian Empire (died 1940 in Paris). In his youth, he settled in France. He studied at the School of Decorative Arts. His teachers were E. Millet, T. Gautier and E.P. Tasse. Felix Rasumny gained fame as the author of decorative and commemorative plaques and medals, as well as brooches and table decorations in the style of Art Nouveau and Art Deco. Among his works are: cast iron bas-relief in honor of the Alexander III bridge in Paris for the Universal Exhibition of 1900, silver medal to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia (released in 1902 at the Paris Mint, in 2011, exhibited at the exhibition devoted to the history of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the General Staff Building, the State Hermitage), a silver coin of France at 10 francs (1929), a commemorative medal in honor of the World exhibition in Paris in 1937, and others.

Angel Of Victory Cyclist 950 Sterling Silver Art Nouveau Medal

Angel Of Victory Cyclist 950 Sterling Silver Art Nouveau Medal. Work by Russian jeweler and medalist artist Felix Rasumny

Since 1889, Felix Rasumny exhibited his art works at the Salon of French artists (a member of the Salon from 1907). In 1911 he received a silver medal at the World Exhibition in Paris in 1911 and became a member of the National Society of Fine Arts. Felix Rasumny – commander of the Order of the Legion of Honour (1933).

Antique Religious Medal French Art Deco Jesus Giving Communion

Antique Religious Medal French Art Deco Jesus Giving Communion. Work by Russian jeweler and medalist artist Felix Rasumny

Art Nouveau Lady from the set of four silver buttons

Art Nouveau Lady from the set of four silver buttons. Work by Russian jeweler and medalist artist Felix Rasumny

Award medal of the Agricultural Exhibition in Sousse, Tunisia. 1910. The obverse (gold)

Award medal of the Agricultural Exhibition in Sousse, Tunisia. 1910. The obverse (gold). Artwork by Russian artist-jeweler Felix Rasumny

Award medal of the Agricultural Exhibition in Sousse, Tunisia. 1910. The reverse (gold)

Award medal of the Agricultural Exhibition in Sousse, Tunisia. 1910. The reverse (gold). Work by Russian jeweler and medalist artist Felix Rasumny

Brooch, gold

Brooch, gold. Work by Russian jeweler and medalist artist Felix Rasumny

Brooch, silver

Brooch, silver. Artwork by Russian artist-jeweler Felix Rasumny

Coin 10 francs 1929. The obverse (Silver)

Coin 10 francs 1929. The obverse (Silver). Artwork by Russian artist-jeweler Felix Rasumny

Commemorative Medal in honor of Music Festival in Villefranche in 1911 (Silver)

Commemorative Medal in honor of Music Festival in Villefranche in 1911 (Silver). Artwork by Russian artist-jeweler Felix Rasumny

Medal in honor of the World Exhibition in Paris in 1937 (bronze)

Medal in honor of the World Exhibition in Paris in 1937 (bronze). Artwork by Russian artist-jeweler Felix Rasumny

Medal to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. The obverse (1902, Silver)

Medal to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. The obverse (1902, Silver). Artwork by Russian artist-jeweler Felix Rasumny

The goddess Demeter pendant

The goddess Demeter pendant. Artwork by Russian artist-jeweler Felix Rasumny

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