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Three Smiths Statue

Felix Nylund
E. Halosen (Lapinlahti)
1932

Helsinki /  Kolmen sepän patsas   Helsinki /  Kolmen sepän patsas

Description

Bronze sculpture of three smiths hammering on beam of steal on an anvil, on a red granite pedestal.

Inscription(s)

Around the pedestal:

MONUMENTUM PONENDUM CURAVIT LEGATUM J. TALLBERGIANUM PRO HELSINGFORS A.D. MCMXXXII
The statue was erected with the help of a donation from J. Tallberg by Pro Helsingfors in the year 1932

Signature

felix nylund 1932
arttu halosen / taidevalimo / lapinlahti

Annotation

The model for the master smith was Paavo Koskinen, a brick layer. The facial features are from the poet Arvid Mörne. The smith raising the hammer is a self-portrait of the young Nylund, while the third smith was modelled after the stone cutter Aku Nuutinen, an important assistant of Felix Nylund.

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Location (N 60°10'7" - E 24°56'27")

Item Code: fi076; Photograph: 30 June 2013
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