French School, (19th century); French. Medium: engraving. Date: 19th Century. Statue of Peter I of Russia (1672-1725) called 'The Bronze Horseman' was erected by Catherine the Great (1729-96) in 1782; square now called Decembrists Square; statue created by Etienne Maurice Falconet (1716-91); 'Vue de la Place de Pierre le Grand et du Senat de St.Petersbourg'; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.