Peter Clodt von Jurgensburg

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Birthday
8, 1805
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Nov 20, 1867 (62)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
8, 1805
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Nov 20, 1867 (62)

About

Russian sculptor who made monuments and equestrian statues, such as his monument to Nicholas I of Russia.

Before Fame

He started his career as a professional artillery officer and amateur sculptor.

Trivia

He was the favorite sculptor of Nicholas I of Russia.

Family Life

He was born to a distinguished family of Baltic Germans.

Associated With

He and Louise Nevelson were both sculptors from Russia.