Peter the Great (The Bronze Horseman).
18th c Russian Rococo Sculpture
Étienne Maurice FALCONET
(1716 - 1791)
St. Petersburg. Decembrist Square (Ploshchad' Dekabristov). Russia.
Commissioned by Catherine the Great. The inscription reads: Peter the First. Catherine the Second. 1782. The head of the statue was modelled by Falconet's pupil Marie-Anne Collot (1748-1821).
FALCONET Etienne Maurice | Peter the Great (The Bronze Horseman). | 1782 | Russian | Rococo