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Art at Site 	www.moscowart.info	Nikolay	Tomskiy	Nikolay Vasil'yevich Gogol'
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Nikolay Tomskiy

Nikolay Vasil'yevich Gogol'

1952
Arbatskaya ploshchad'
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Tomskiy's standing bronze figure of Gogol replaced in 1952 the seated figure by Andreyev, said to be hated by Stalin himself.
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To the great Russian artist with words Nikolai Vasil'yevich GOGOL' from the government of the Soviet Union 2 March 1952.
Nikolai Vasil'yevich Gogol: Sorochyntsi 1809 - Moscow 1852, Ukrainian-born Russian dramatist and novelist.