Tomb of Prince Alexander Nevsky (1220-1263). Detail.
(active before 1000 - present)
18th c Russian Baroque (Late) Metalwork
St. Petersburg. Russia.
St. Petersburg. State Hermitage Museum.
Commissioned by Empress Elizabeth. Shows scenes from Nevsky's life. Made of over one and a half tons of Ural silver at the St. Petersburg Mint by Russian and foreign artists including: Louis Caravaque; Georg Christoph Groot; Alberto Giani; Giambattista Giani; Mikhail Makhayev; and silversmiths Pyotr Andreyev; Andrey Afanasev; and Ivan Bespalov.
Caption: RUSSIAN | Tomb of Prince Alexander Nevsky (1220-1263). Detail. | 1747-1752 | Russian | Baroque (Late)
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