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Zelta bruņinieks

The Gold Knight

August Volz & Edvins Krumiņš
Denis Gochiyayev (St. Petersburg)
1897 (2005)

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Description

Statue of a knight with flag and shield on a column with a fountain at the foot.

Inscription(s)

Artēziskās akas skulptūra "Zelta bruņinieks"
Arhitekts Vilhelms Neimanis, tēlnieks August Folcs
Origināls uzstādīts 1897. gadā

Artesian well "The Gold Knight"
Architect Wilhelm Neumann, sculptor August Volz
Original unveiled 1897


Kopija izgatavota 2005. gadā
Autori: D. Gočijajevs, E. Krūmiņš, I. Feldbergs
Pasūtītājs: Jevgenijs Gombergs

Copy completed 2005
Made by D. Gochiyaev, E. Kruminsh, I. Feldberg
Commissioned by Eugene Gomberg

"Dārza rūķīšus vai flamingo, vai kaut kādus karavadoņus,
vai vienalga ko citu katram kā privātpersonai ir iespējams
izvietot savā privātā dārziņā un savā majā".

Lavijas Prezidente Vaira Viķe-Freiberga, 2002. gads 2.jūlijs,
sakarā ar Ģenerālfeldmaršala kņaza Mihaela Barklaja de Tolli
pieminekļa - Jevgenija Gomberga dāvinājuma Rigai, atklāšanu.


"Garden gnomes, flamingos, any military commanders,
or anything else; a private individual is at liberty to place them
in his private garden or his own house."

President of Lavia Vaira Vike-Freiberga on July 2, 2002
commenting on the unveiling of the monument of Field Marshal Barclay de Tolly
commissioned by Eugene Gomberg

Annotation

The fountain is in the courtyard of the building. The original statue is in the Riga History and Navigation Museum.

Sculptors

Tags

Locatie (N 56°57'1" - E 24°6'33") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: lv035; Photograph: 10 July 2013
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