Category:Mikhail Vorontsov Monument, Tbilisi

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Mikhail Vorontsov Monument was built from public contributions and unveiled on April 6, 1867. Designed by N. S. Pimenov (1812-1864). He finished only the model of the monument and started preparatory work on casting a bronze sculpture before he died. His pupil, sculptor Vasily Kreitan (Крейтан, Василий Петрович), ontinued the work and completed it under the supervision by an Academy Coucil. The 3,5 m. high statue cast in Saint Petersburg was broight to Tbilisi and mounted on local Algeti stone pedestal. It was the first sculptureunveiled in Tbilisi. Demolished after the establishment of Sowiet power in Georgia. (from

Vasily Kreitan  (1832–1896) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q4240033
Alternative names
Русский: Вильгельм Фердинанд Кретан
Deutsch: Wilhelm Ferdinand Kreitan
English: Wilhelm Ferdinand Kreitan
Description Russian sculptor
Date of birth/death 1832 29 May 1896 (in Julian calendar)
Location of birth/death Hamina Saint Petersburg
Work location Russian Empire
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