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Sculptural Composition Barge Haulers on the Volga

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As memorable as the original painting

Ilya Repin painted a masterpiece displayed in the Russian Museum of Saint Petersburg, not as... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
RicherTrips
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Monterrey, Mexico
Worth a moment

Beautiful sculpture a d great photo opportunity. Beautiful sunset behind it. Makes you think of the... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
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Pretoria
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7 Aug 2018
“As memorable as the original painting”
6 Jul 2018
“Worth a moment”
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Maksima Gorkogo st., 113, Samara 443099, Russia
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Interesting sculpture to remind us when men pulled boats on the Volga River, a time when manpower was cheaper than horsepower.

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Reviewed 29 April 2017
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Ilya Repin painted a masterpiece displayed in the Russian Museum of Saint Petersburg, not as visited as the Hermitage. It deserved to be admired and someone came with the great idea of turning it into a sculpture and place it in an accurate context. The...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful sculpture a d great photo opportunity. Beautiful sunset behind it. Makes you think of the hard labour involved in days gone by

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Interesting sculpture to remind us when men pulled boats on the Volga River, a time when manpower was cheaper than horsepower.

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

It is worthy to see and even more it is worthy to take a photo of this "painting". If you do a right installation of your camera, you will get a nice composition, almost like on Repin's painting. :)

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

It's a nice statue on the river bank. Even better when you have seen the original painting (in the state museum in Saint Petersburg) or if you know the song from the barge haulers.

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