Ivory model of a house of Peter the Great in Holland.
17th c Russian Baroque Architecture
(active before 1000 - present)
Amsterdam. Rijksmuseum Stadhouderskade.
In 1697 Peter went to Holland, travelling incognito under the name of Sargent Peoytr Mikhaylov, he worked as a carpenter in a Dutch shipbuilding company and visited factories and schools to learn the skills of the west.
Russian | Ivory model of a house of Peter the Great in Holland. | c. 1675-1699 | Russian | Baroque