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In Kharkov, a monument Ellochka ogress

April 3 2006

Bronze sculpture of the heroine of the novel by Ilf and Petrov's "12 Chairs" Ellochka ogress appeared on one of the main streets of Kharkov.

On the walkway stands Ellochka one hand it rests on a chair while the other holds the strainer. The novel is in the strainer Bender traded them Ellochka one of the chairs. In Ellochka Shchukina behind There's a sign: "Ellochka-cannibal (vocabulary 30 words)."

Local sculptor Katib Mamedov is the author of the sculpture. Ellochka he sculpted from photographs of the actress Elena Shanina, who played the image of the engineer's wife Shchukin in the eponymous setting of Mark Zakharov. Also posed for the sculptor student Kharkov Academy of Design and Arts.

A sculptor to create a monument took about three months and 300 pounds of bronze. Reported Novye Izvestia

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