Peter I. Composition

    Peter I. Composition

    Russia, Saint-Petersburg


    Opekushin, Alexander

    Bronze; casting, patinating

    56 х 47 х 30 cm

    On the pedestal (map) inscription in Cyrillic


    Peter I is portrayed sitting in the casual posture; it appears that he is concentrated on the urge of the Russian Empire to secure access to the sea and build a new capital of the state. The Emperor is pointing to a map lying at his feet, the map is featuring the words "Here will be St. Petersburg" in Cyrillic.
    It was created to mark the bicentenary of the great reformer birth.


    Инв. 293/ИЗО