View of General Staff Building & the Alexander Column. Palace Square.
Karl ROSSI (aka Carlo Rossi)
(Naples. Italy, 18 December 1775 - 18 April 1849, St. Petersburg)
19th c Russian Neoclassical Architecture
St. Petersburg. Russia.
Rossi designed the Palace Square (1819) and the General Staff Building (1820-1827). The Chariot of Glory atop the triumphal arch which connects the two wings of the General Staff Building was designed by Demut-Malinovsky and Pimenov (1827-1829). The Alexander Column was designed by de Montferrand and was erected in 1834 to commemorate Russia's victory in the War of 1812 against Napoleon.
Caption: ROSSI Karl | Palace Square. View of General Staff Building & the Alexander Column. | 1819-1834 | Russian | Neoclassic
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