has managed to embody many of the above ideas
of the sculptural reflection of the image of
the prophetic writer in the Tallinn bronze bust
of Fyodor Dostoevsky, which he made in the classical
manner, mounted on a high pedestal of red granite.
The work is noted for fine sculpturing, remarkable
portrait identity and dignified and profound
simplicity behind which hiding is tremendous
spiritual travail and genuine mastery of the
was inaugurated in Tallinn on May 31, 2002,
as a gift of the government of Moscow. Says
the sculptor: «When I worked at the bust of
Fyodor Mikhailovich, I strove to render the
state of the writer as he was foreseeing the
future of Russia, the future of mankind».