Sabsay Pinkhos Vladimirovich
Sabsay Pinkhos Vladimirovich (1893-1980) Soviet, Azerbaijani sculptor, teacher. People’s Artist of the USSR (1973). Laureate of the Stalin Prize of the first degree (1942).
Sabsay Pinkhos Vladimirovich. Biography
Other significant works of his among the monumental sculpture were:
- monument to Sergei Kirov (architect L.A. Ilyin) in the Park named after S.M. Kirov in Baku (1939), for which he was awarded the Stalin Prize in 1942 (now Martyrs’ Alley in Baku, the monument was demolished in 1991)
- monument to V.I.Lenin in Krasnodar (1956) and Baku (1957).
- monument to S. Shaumyan in Baku.
- monument to V.I.Lenin in Mogilev (1957). Absolutely identical to the monument in Krasnodar.
- Notable works, including the portrait of Alexander Pushkin “Elegy”, “Portrait of a noble drilling foreman MP Kaverochkin” (1954).
Among the students are famous sculptors of Azerbaijan, including Mirali Mirkasimov.
Full member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1947). Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR.
Member of the CPSU (b) since 1945.
Pinhos Sabsay died on July 25, 1980 in Baku. Buried in the Alley of Honorary Burial.
Awards and titles
- Honored Art Worker of the Azerbaijan SSR (04/23/1940)
- People’s Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR (24.05.1960)
- People’s Artist of the USSR (05.10.1973)
- Stalin Prize of the first degree (1942) for the monument to S.M. Kirov in Baku
- 09.06.1959 – Order of Lenin
- Order of Friendship of Peoples (07/31/1978)
- Order of the Red Banner of Labor
- Medal “In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin”
- Medal “For Valiant Labor in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945.”