Thursday, July 8, 2010

Sculpture News: Biltmore Estate Commission

The artist sculpting a portrayal of young Cornelia Vanderbilt.

Vadim has been busy in the studio this spring and summer on his latest project: a larger-than-lifesize sculpture for the Biltmore Estate.

He created the historically-accurate portrayal of Cornelia Vanderbilt -- daughter of George Vanderbilt -- and a beloved family pet, the St. Bernard 'Cedric,' based on a series of archival photographs. The sculpture, which he created in a classical style, will be unveiled at the new Antler Hill Village on the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC later this summer.