Statues - Hither & Thither

Russia
Moscow - Москва

Tverskaya ploshchad'
Тверская площадь

Юрий Владимирович Долгорукий

Yuriy Vladimirovich Dolgorukiy

also known as George I of Rus'
c. 1099 - Kiev 1157
Founder of Moscow
(Wikipedia)
Orlov, Antropov & Shtamm
Sculpture-Art Factory no. 3 (Moscow)
1954

Moscow - Москва /  Юрий Владимирович Долгорукий   Moscow - Москва /  Юрий Владимирович Долгорукий

Description

Bronze equestrian statue of the Prince, dressed in military armor. On his shield the image of St. George.

Inscription(s)

ОСНОВАТЕЛЮ
МОСКВЫ
ЮРИЮ
ДОЛГОРУКОМУ

памятник
сооружен
в ознаменование
800 летия
МОСКВЫ
1147-1947

To the founder
of Moscow
Yuriy
Dolgorukiy

Monument
erected
to commemorate
the 800th anniversary
of Moscow
1147-1947

Signed: СЕРГЕЙ ОРЛОВ а. антропов / н. штамм 1947-1952
(Sergey Orlov, A. Antropov, N. Shtamm, 1947-1952)

художественный фонд ссср
СКУЛЬПТУРНО-ХУДОЖЕСТВЕННАЯ ФАБРИКА n 3
москва сентябрь 1952 г
(Arts Fund of the USSR, Sculpture-Art Factory no. 3, Moscow, September 1952)

руководиа чеканкой
А. ЗАВАЛОВ

(?? A. Zavalov)

Annotation

The sculptor was assisted by A.P. Antonov (А. П. Антропов) and N.L. Stamm (N. Л. Штамм), the architect was V. Andreyevna (В. Андреева).

Sculptor

  • Sergey Mikhaylovich Orlov - Сергей Михайлович Орло́в (St. Petersburg 1911 - Moscow 1971), Soviet Russian sculptor (Wikipedia).
  • A.P. Antropov
  • Nikolay L'vovich Shtamm - Николай Львович Штамм (1906-1922), Russian sculptor.

    Sources & Information

    Tags

    Location N 55°45'42" E 37°36'36"

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