Around Bolotnaya Naberezhnaya

Ilia Repin Monument

Ilia Repin Monument (August 2011)

Situated on Bolotnaya Ploschad opposite the pedestrian bridge across the Vodootvodny Canal is a statue of one of Russian's finest painters - Ilia Repin. Repin was famous for his paintings of historical scenes and for his portraits, many of which can be seen in the nearby State Tretyakov Gallery. The statue, which depicts Repin with paint brushes in his hand, was unveiled in 1958 and is the work of the famous sculptor Matvey Manizer.

Location Bolotnaya Ploschad
Metro Kropotkinskaya, Tretyakovskaya