Bronze statue of Paavo Nurmi.
wäinö 1924 / aaltonen
kuvanveistäja / skulptör / sculptor wäinö aaltonen
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.
- Wäinö Aaltonen (Marttila 1894 - Helsinki 1966),
Sources & Information
Locatie (N 60°11'3" - E 24°55'36") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: fi148; Photograph: 3 July 2013
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