Statues - Hither & Thither

Finland
Helsinki
Uusimaa

Mannerheimintie
(Hakasalmenpuisto - Hakasalmi park)

Larin Paraske

born Paraskeva Nikitina
Lembolovo, Russia 1833 -Sakkola (now Gromovo) 1904
Izhorian oral poet; considered a key figure in Finnish folk poetry
(Wikipedia)
Alpo Sailo
1936 (1949)

Helsinki /  Larin Paraske   Helsinki /  Larin Paraske

Description

Bronze statue of a woman sitting on a bench.

Inscription(s)

suomalaiselle talonpoikaisnaiselle
kansanrunon ja kansantietouden
taitajalle ja tallettajalle


keskusosuusliike hankkija r.l.
pystytti patsaan 1949

translation?

Keskusosuusliike Hankkija
placed this monument in 1949

Information Sign

runonlaulaja runosangaren
LARIN PARASKE
1833-1901

alpo sailo

Annotation

The statue was made in 1936 for the Kalevala building which, however, was never realized. The statue was finally erected in 1949 on this spot.

Helsinki - Larin Paraske

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 60°10'36" - E 24°55'51")

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