Bronze statue of Paavo Nurmi.
kuvanveistäja / skulptör / sculptor wäinö aaltonen
wäinö 1924 / aaltonen
- Wäinö Aaltonen (Marttila 1894 - Helsinki 1966),
Five full-length (2,2 metres) bronze casts were made of the statue. Four of the sculptures are in Finland. This one is situated in front of the Helsinki Olympic Stadium and was erected in 1952. Others are at The Art Museum of Ateneum in Helsinki, at Jyväskylä University, and in the city of Turku. The fifth sculpture is in the Parc Olympique in Lausanne.
Sources & Information
Location (N 60°11'3" - E 24°55'36")
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Item Code: fi148; Photograph: 3 July 2013
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