LIBERIA Nikolai Ivanovich( Ckulptor)
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Biography LIBERIA Nikolai Ivanovich
(1828 - 1883). He received education in schools Guard cadets and sub-ensigns, served in the cavalry, and in his spare time served in clay and wax figures and small groups of people and animals. Upon his retirement, he enrolled in the Academy of Fine Arts, where his closest mentor became Baron P.K. Klodt. Under the guidance of the famous professor, he showed considerable progress. Sculpting wax group: "Mazeppa" and "Death of Polish Hussars, he was recognized as an honorary associate of the Academy freestyle academy, and three" scenes of hunting, was elevated to the rank of Academician. Many of his works were distributed (in bronze and iron) in a large number of copies. They depict mostly romantically interpreted by hunting and war scenes, horses, dogs, wild animals, as well as the popular types. Well studied the appearance and habits of each animal species, Liberia was able to transfer them to large natural posture, movement and distinctive features, especially the hair and skin. Less he succeeded in the human figures. They also produced a large number of models for silver and bronze commemorative gifts. In the museum of Alexander III of his bronze: "Running Deer" (1860).