Statues - Hither & Thither

Russia
Moscow - Москва

Lomonosovskiy prospekt 27
Ломоносовский проспект 27

(MSU Library - МГУ Фундаментальная библиотека)

Иван Иванович Шувалов

Ivan Ivanovich Shuvalov

Moscow 1727 - St. Petersburg 1797
Maecenas of the Russian Enlightenment and the first Russian Minister of Education
(Wikipedia)
Zurab K. Tsereteli
2004

Moscow - Москва /  Иван Иванович Шувалов   Moscow - Москва /  Иван Иванович Шувалов

Description

Bronze statue of Shuvalov sitting on a bench with the founding document of the university in his hand.

Inscription(s)

В год 250-летия основания
Московского государственного университета
им. М.В. Ломоносова

И.И. ШУВАЛОВУ

великому просветителю, основателю
московского университета
и академии художеств
первому президенту
императорской академии художеств

с благодарностью за подвижничество.
Автор, президент Российской академии художеств
З.К. Церетели
Москва 2004 г.

In the year of the 250th anniversary of the founding
of Moscow State University
named after M.V. Lomonosov

to I.I. Shuvalov

great educator, founder
of Moscow University
and Academy of Arts
First president
of the Imperial Academy of Arts

with gratitude for this fact.
The author, president of the Russian Academy of Arts
Z.K. Tsereteli
Moscow 2004

On the document in the hands of Shuvalov:

Указъ
...о учрежденiи... въ
Москвъ Университета
для дворянъ
и разночинцовъ..., гдъ
всякаго званiя люди
свободно наукою
пользуются
Елисаветь
Decree
... the establishment ...
Moscow University
for the nobility
and commoners ... and
every title people
for free science
enjoy
Elisabeth

Signed: автор з.к. церетели
(author Z.K. Tsereteli)

Sculptor

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Location (N 55°41'57" - E 37°31'26")

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