Caragea’s works display three types of approaches: the portrait (Fisherman Portrait, Macedonian Woman), folkloric subjects (Maternity) and religious subjects (Christ’s Passion – lost work, systems of bronze reliefs, „admirably imagined and executed” (G. Oprescu) scenes. The large monumental orders from the communist period have disappeared completely from the public and critical awareness.
(Balcic, 1906 - Bucharest, 1982)
School of Fine Arts, with Paciurea, Bucharest;
Studies in Paris with Bourdelle;
Professor at the Institute of Fine Arts in Bucharest.
1927 – Official Salon, Bucharest;
1929 – Official Salon, Barcelona, Spain;
1937 – Official Salon, Paris, France;
1952 – Lenin bronze layout, Annual State Exhibition.
- Petre Antonescu, Prof. Hortolomei etc.
1945 - Victory;
1947 – The Monument of the Soviet Soldier, Iași;
Relief, front of the Bucharest Opera House (with Zoe Băicoianu).
Drăguţ, Vasile, 50 Contemporary Sculptors, Editura Uniunii Artiștilor Plastici, Bucureşti, 1979.
Fundația Culturală META, Un secol de sculptură românească. Dicționar A-D, Colecția Sinteze, Editura META, 2001, pp. 99 - 100.