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Памятник И. А. Крылову

Monument for Ivan Krylov

Ivan Andreyevich Krylov - Иван Андреевич Крылов
Moscow 1769 - St. Petersburg 1844
Russia's best known fabulist
(Wikipedia)
Andrey Drevin & Daniel Mitlyansky
1976

Moscow - Москва /  Памятник И. А. Крылову   Moscow - Москва /  Памятник И. А. Крылову

Description

Sculpture group: The center of the ensemble is a statue of Krylov, sitting on a bench, on a low, wide granite pedestal. Along the path are four open books with a total of 12 animated characters of his work:
  1. (front) a monkey in front of a mirror / (back) a crow with cheese
  2. (front) a monkey on a ball and a donkey sitting on a chair / (back) a bear and a lamb
  3. (front) a dog near a window and a peacock / (back) an elephant with a barking dog
  4. (front) a pig behind a tree and a cuckoo and a rooster / (back) music playing bear and donkey


a monkey in front of a mirror

a monkey on a ball and a donkey sitting on a chair

a dog near a window and a peacock

a pig behind a tree and a cuckoo and a rooster

a crow with cheese

a bear and a lamb

an elephant with a barking dog

music playing bear and donkey

Inscription(s)

ИВАН АНДРЕЕВИЧ КРЫЛОВ 1769/1844
IVAN ANDREYEVICH KRYLOV 1769-1844

Annotation

Unveiled 17 September 1976. sculptor: AA Drevin, D. Mitlyansky and architect A.G. Chaltykyan

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Chicken (Rooster / Hen)
  • Dog
  • Donkey
  • Drevin, Andrey
  • Elephant
  • Krylov, Ivan Andreyevich
  • Man (sitting)
  • Mitlyansky, Daniel
  • Monkey
  • Moscow (statue)
  • Statue (man sitting)
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 55°45'52" - E 37°35'28")

    Item Code: ru202; Photograph: 15 July 2011
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