Memorial Hall of Peter the Great (Small Throne Room). Detail: Apse. Hermitage (W
18th-19th c Russian Neoclassical Architecture
August Ricard de MONTFERRAND (aka Ogyust Monferran)
(Paris, 23 January 1786 - 28 June 1858, St. Petersburg. Russia)
Stone; wood; stucco; gilt
Constructed; carved; painted
St. Petersburg. Russia.
The architecture is by Montferrand and was restored after the fire of 1837 by Vasily Stasov. The painting of Peter the Great with Glory from the 1730s is by the Venetian Rococo artist Jacopo Amiconi. The silver gilt throne was made for Empress Anna Ioannovna in London by Nicholas Clausen in 1731 and was installed in the throne room in 1837.
MONTFERRAND August Ricard de | Hermitage (Winter Palace). Memorial Hall of Peter the Great (Small Throne Room). Detail: Apse. | 1731-1837 | Russian | Neoclassic
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