OREL Boris( Sculptor)
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Biography OREL Boris
(real name Smirnov) (1793 - 1837). A serf landlord Shatilova released him to freedom. Worked at Triscornia, in St. Petersburg. In 1822, Mr.. fashioned a bust of Emperor Alexander I was presented to the Empress, . Orlovsky and was admitted to the Academy students, then studied in Rome at the Thorvaldsen, . under whose leadership played a colossal bust of the emperor Alexander I, . group "Faun and Bacchante", . statue of Satyr and Paris,
. Subsequently, these works have been cut them out of marble (now bust in one of the halls of the Senate, the group - in the country Znamenka, near the Peterhof, the two statues - in the museum of Alexander III). Returning to St. Petersburg, was a professor in the sculpture class of the Academy. Major works created Orlovsky in St. Petersburg - a statue of an angel on the Alexander Column, one of the bas-reliefs on the plinth of the columns, monuments Barclay de Tolly and Kutuzov and 7 figures of geniuses at the gates of Moscow Triumphal Gate. The works reflect the influence Orlovsky Thorvaldsen. He did not have a fervent imagination, but perfectly connected in their work idealization, based on antiques, with a natural grace, and in the portraits - with the exact characteristics of personality.