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Rauhanpatsas / Statue of Peace


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Ehrenströmintie 12
00140 Helsinki

© Visual Artists Association , Artist Essi Renvall , Published 1968

Description:
The origins of this sculpture are well explained by the text inscribed in it in Finnish, Swedish and Russian: \Tämän rauhanpatsaan pystytti Suomen kansa rauhanomaisen rinnakkaiselon ja Suomen ja Neuvostoliiton ystävyyden vertauskuvaksi 6.4.1968.\ (This statue of peace was erected by the people of Finland as a symbol of the peaceful coexistence and friendship of Finland and the Soviet Union; April 6, 1968).

Essi Renvall (1911-1979) has said that the statue's female figure is the spirit of peace returning after a war with a new, peaceful heart. The bronze work is 5,35 metres high and its red granite pedestal 3 metres high.

The work belongs to the collections of the Helsinki Art Museum.



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