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The Fighter

Viktor Jansson
1913

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Description

Granite sculpture of a strong nude man.

Signature

V. Jansson | 1913

Annotation

This work was originally titled 'Ready'. The heroic granite statue is a celebration of robust physical strength. The former assistant chief of police and well-known athlete, Kaarlo Soinio, modelled for the work. The work was sculpted on commission from Uno Staudinger in 1913 and was placed in a niche in the wall surrounding the Ensi hospital, later known as Villa Ensi.

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Locatie (N 60°9'18" - E 24°56'27")

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Item Code: fi135; Photograph: 2 July 2013
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