QCS Alexander Romanovich( Sculptor.)
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Biography QCS Alexander Romanovich
(7.VI.1829, near Dorpat - 17.VIII.1895, St. Petersburg)
He graduated from the course of the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts (teacher - sculptor P.K. Klodt). In 1864, Mr.. Academy for the execution of the Rome Statue of 'Psyche' and 'Cupid, set free a captured his moth' recognized his professor, from 1865 to 1895. - A teacher skulpturnogo Branch. He received medals: in 1853, Mr.. - Small, in 1854, Mr.. - A large silver, in 1855, Mr.. - Little relief for the "Charity Samaritan" in 1857. large gold and the title of the class artist for the relief of the "Crucifixion of Christ the Savior". In 1858-64 he. was a pensioner of the Academy of Fine Arts abroad (Germany, France, Italy). The main product of B. - Monument Paskevich-Erivan in Warsaw, a group of 'Minerva, surrounded by boys - genii Arts' (the dome of the Academy), high relief 'Court of Solomon' (on the facade of St.-pb. judicial institutions), the statues 'Psyche', 'Cupid's trap' (Russian Museum). Among them a special place - a monument to the founder of Russian classical music MI. Glinka as a tribute of gratitude and respect for the whole Russian people. Opened May 20 (st. style) 1885. garden Bе?onia in Smolensk (see).
Lit.: Collegiate Dictionary Brockhaus and Efron. - Additional .- T. 1 .- C. 288; TSB. - Publishing. 1-e. - T. 6 .- C. 686; Speranski AND. Opening of the monument MI. Glinka in Smolensk. - Smolensk Diocesan Gazette, 1885. -? 11; Budaev DI, Levitin MN. Stories live voice. - Smolensk, 1992.