Statues - Hither & Thither

Estonia
Tallinn
Harjumaa

Kadrioru park
(Kadriorg Park)

Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald

Jõepere 1803 - Tartu 1882
Estonian writer who is considered to be the father of the national literature; author of Kalevipoeg (Kalev's Son), an epic poem held to be the Estonian national epic
(Wikipedia)
Endel Taniloo & Martin Saks
1958

Tallinn /  Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald   Tallinn /  Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald

Description

Statue of Kreutzwald sitting on a chair, on a granite pedetals with fouur bronze reliefs with scenes from the Kalevipoeg, showing:
  1. Vanemuise laul / Vanemuine's Song. Vanemuine, god of music in the artificial Estonian mythology created by Friedrich Robert Faehlmann and Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald.
  2. Sõda raudmeestega / War of the Iron men
  3. Sõit maailma otsa / Journey to the End of the World
  4. Linna ehitamine / Building of a City

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Tallinn - Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald
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Tallinn - Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald
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Tallinn - Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald
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Tallinn - Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald
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Inscription(s)

F.R. KREUTZWALD
1803-1882

Annotation

The architect was Harald Amman.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 59°26'15" E 24°47'14"

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