Bust from the Soviet Union, 1980 of Russian writer Mikhail Sholokhov. Made of aluminium. On the front there is the signature of the writer and the date 1980. On the back is the signature of the person who made the bust.
Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov (1905-1984) was a Soviet-Russian novelist and winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Literature. He is known for writing about life and fate of Don Cossacks during the Russian Revolution, the civil war and the period of collectivization, primarily in his most famous novel, And Quiet Flows the Don.