Sergei Orlov (sculptor)

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Sergey Mikhailovich Orlov (1911–1971) was a Russian painter, ceramicist and sculptor specializing in depicting Russian historical figures.[1][2]

Orlov worked in ceramics and porcelain for decades until his first large-scale commission, the 1954 equestrian statue of Yuri Dolgorukiy on Tverskaya Street, which he won by competition.[3] Other work includes the 1955 monument to Russian explorer Afanasy Nikitin in his medieval home of Tver,[4] a group called "Belorussian Partisan" in a passage in the Belorusskaya (Koltsevaya Line) station of the Moscow Metro, and work on the Main Gate of the All-Russia Exhibition Centre.

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  1. ^ "September". Russian Life (Rich Frontier Publishing Company) 44: 16. 2001. 
  2. ^ Cullerne Bown, Matthew (1991). Art Under Stalin. Phaidon. p. 246. 
  3. ^ "Founder of Moscow". USSR Information Bulletin (Embassy of the USSR) 7. 1947. 
  4. ^ "...". Science in Russia (Nauka Publishers) (5-6): 76. 2008. 

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