VITALI, Ivan Petrovich( Sculptor)
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Biography VITALI, Ivan Petrovich
(1794 - 1855). He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, where he subsequently was a professor. Because of his work are given sculptural decorations Tverskoys triumphal gate in Moscow, the bas-relief: "The Baptism of St. Vladimir," "The Adoration of the Magi" and "Isaac of Dalmatia, to the gables of St. Isaac's Cathedral, the bronze statue of Paul I, to bust. Briullov, the statue of Venus (the Hermitage), "Hercules Killing the hydra, the statue of Empress Maria Feodorovna and Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna, a group of children at the Theater and Lubyanka Square in Moscow. His works are in the Museum of the Academy of Arts and the Museum of Alexander III. - See. Baron NN. Wrangel "History of Russian sculpture."