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Aleksandrovskiy Sad
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Герои сказок

Heroes of Fairy Tales

Zurab K. Tsereteli
1997

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Description

In the artifical river, the Neglinka - Неглинка, are bronze sculpture groups depicting fairy tales by Ivan Andreyevich Krylov - Иван Андреевич Крылов (1769-1844). They are (from north to south):
  1. The Fox and the crane - Лисица и журавль
  2. The Frog Princess - Царевна-лягушка
  3. (Princes and goose)
  4. (woman and plant)
  5. The Wolf and the Bear - Волк и медведь
  6. Firebird - Жар-птица
  7. Old Man with goldfish - Старика с Золотой Рыбкой
  8. (Mermaid?)

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Inscription(s)

The Frog Princess is signed: З Церетели

Annotation

Tsereteli built a complex of twelve fountains in Manezhnaya Square, next to the Alexandrovskiy Garden. The main fountain is called The Geyser. Other fountains are the Four Seasons, symbolized by bronze horses; The Curtain (Ru: Zavesa), and Heroes of Fairy Tales, an array of canals with statues illustrating the fairy tales of Ivan Krylov.

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Tags

  • Bird
  • Fairy tale
  • Fish
  • Frog
  • Goose
  • Krylov, Ivan Andreyevich
  • Man with fish
  • Tsereteli, Zurab K.
  • Locatie (N 55°45'15" - E 37°36'48")

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