February 3, 2018 by AK
It was supposed to be a copy of Adamo Tadolini‘s monument to the Liberator as seen in Carácas and elsewhere. The first bronze cast of the statue was first installed in Lima (1859), and later in Carácas (1875) and San Francisco (1984). The Treccani encyclopedia names Tadolini’s son Scipione as a co-author of the Lima statue.
More than seven years after the stone was installed in Moscow, there are no signs of further activity on the site. One is left to imagine how the mighty horseman would look against this wintry backdrop.