Statues - Hither & Thither

Lithuania
Vilnius
Vilniaus apskritis

Pylimo gatvė / Pamėnkalnio gatvė
(P. Cvirkos a.)

Petras Cvirka

Klangai near Kaunas 1909 - Vilnius 1847
Lithuanian author of several novels, children's books, and short story collections
(Wikipedia)
Juozas Mikėnas
1959

Vilnius /  Petras Cvirka   Vilnius /  Petras Cvirka

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

Petras Cvirka

Annotation

The statue was erected by the Soviet authorities. This monument became the object of controversy after the restoration of independence in 1990 due to Cvirka's pro-communist activities. There were calls for its removal.

Vilnius - Petras Cvirka

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 54°41'3" E 25°16'34"

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