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General Monuments

Monument to Ilya Repin

Monument to Ilya Repin

ountry: Russia

Locality: Moscow

Nearest metro station: Tretyakovskaya

Established: 1958

Sculptor: Matvey Miniser

 

Description

Monument to Ilya RepinA monument to famous Russian artist it is a sculpture of the artist in full-length. He is standing in front of the easel and he is holding in the hand a palette. The sculpture is placed on the big granite pedestal. On the pedestal, there is a bronze cartouche with a memorial inscription: To the great Russian artist Ilya Yefimovich Repin from the government of the Soviet Union.

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Creation history

The monument was established when the square Bolotnaya had name the square of Repin. Later to the square was back historical name.

How to find

The monument is placed in the square Bolotnaya. Go to metro station Tretyakovskaya and exit to Klimentovskiy line. On the street turn left and one minute go toward the Big Ordunka street. Cross the street and go ahead on the Ordunka deadlock three minutes till the square next to the crossroad between Big Tolmachevsky lane and Lavrushinsky lane where turn right on Lavrushinsky lane. Along the lane go till Kadashevskaya Embankment. Cross the bridge of Luzhkov. This bridge also known as the bridge of lovers. After the bridge, you will find the monument to Ilya Repin.

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