On May 27, 2019 the 160th birth anniversary of Russian sculptor Ilya Ginzburg is marked
Ilya Yakovlevich Ginzburg was a famous sculptor, professor, headed the sculptural workshop of the Petrograd State free art workshops. In 1921–1923, he was the dean of the sculptural faculty of the Higher Art and Technical Workshops.
Ilya Yakovlevich Ginzburg created the monuments to N.V. Gogol (in Sorochintsy), to I.K. Aivazovsky (in Feodosia), to A.S. Pushkin in Ekaterinoslavl. He was the author of the memorial gravestone to V.V. Stasov (Museum of Urban Sculpture, St. Petersburg).
In the Soviet time, the sculptor participated in the implementation of the monumental propaganda, creating the monuments in Leningrad - to G.V. Plekhanov (in front of the Technological Institute) and D.I. Mendeleev.
Ginzburg is also known as a master of small plastics (figurines of I.I. Shishkin, V.V. Vereshchagin, I.E. Repin, V.I. Surikov, L.N. Tolstoy, D.I. Mendeleev and others).
Ginzburg works are represented in many museum collections, including the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Russian Museum, the Historical Museum, the Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts and others.
Works of Ilya Ginzburg are stored in Museum Collection as well.
We have prepared a photo album dedicated to the anniversary of Ilya Ginzburg, which presents the sculptor’s works that are stored in the Museum Collection fund.