Pages

Statue of Lev Tolstoy will be erected in Budapest

Wednesday, April 24, 2013


Russian writer Lev Tolstoy's statue will be erected in Budapest City Park; the decision has been unanimously supported by Budapest City Council on its Wednesday's meeting.

A bust is the gift of the Tolstoy Association for Hungarian-Russian Cooperation; the artwork is the creation of Russian sculptor Vasil Roman. The 235 centimeter tall monument of the world-famous Russian writer will be mounted on a 90-cm by 90-cm base.

The sculpture will be placed in a green area near the intersection of the Mihály Zichy street and the Lev Tolstoy promenade.

Budapest City Park Tolstoy walkway was inaugurated last January.

Lev Tolstoy (1828-1910) is one of the leading novelists of Russian and world literature; he wrote among others War and Peace and Anna Karenina.

(MTI – hungarianambiance.com)

0 comments:

Post a Comment

Attention!
Comments using obscene language, or comments calling for hate and violence will be deleted.