Statues - Hither & Thither

Russia
Moscow - Москва

Chistoprudnyy bul'var
Чистопрудный бульвар

Александр Сергеевич Грибоедов

Aleksandr Sergeyevich Griboyedov

Moscow 1795 - Tehran 1829
Russian diplomat, playwright, poet, and composer
(Wikipedia)
Apollon Manuylov
V. Luk'yanov
1959

Moscow - Москва /  Александр Сергеевич Грибоедов   Moscow - Москва /  Александр Сергеевич Грибоедов

Description

Bronze statue of the writer standing, on a round pedestal of Ukrainian granite on a square base, over wich falls in heavy folds a bronze theater curtain, which also covers two sides of the base. On the two other sides of the base are reliefs with figures from Griboyedov's plays Woe from Wit - Горе от ума - Alexey Stepanovich Molchalin, Pavel Afanasyevich Famusov, his daughter Sofia Pavlovna, Colonel Skalozub, Count and Countess Tugoukhovski and the Natalia Dmitriyevna Goriche

Inscription(s)

Александр Сергеевич
ГРИБОЕДОВ
1795-1829
Aleksandr Sergeyevich
Griboyedov
1795-1829

Signed: отливал В. Лукьнов 1959 г.

Information Sign

памятник сооружен в 1959 году
скульптор а.а. мануилов
архитектор а.а. заварзин
отливал в.в. лукьнов
Monument erected in 1959
Sculptor A.A. Manuylov
Architect A.A. Zavarzin
Founder V.V. Luk'yanov

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 55°45'52" E 37°38'21"

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