the completion of white stone sculptures restoration / Information / Moscow Metropolis Internet Website

The restoration of sculptures framing the doorway to the territory of the Imperial Instructional Dwelling from Solyanka Road has been accomplished. These are copies of the ‘Mercy’ and ‘Schooling’ allegorical compositions of the XIX century created from white stone and put in within the Nineteen Seventies.

The unique sculptures have been stored since 1969 on the territory of the Donskoy Monastery within the department of the A.V. Shchusev State Museum of Structure.

The writer of the unique figures was the sculptor Ivan Vitali, and the sketches of the pylons on which they stood have been created by the well-known architect

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