Moscow. Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer.
19th-20th c Russian Byzantine (Russian) Revival Architecture
Konstantin TON (aka Konstantin Andreyevich Ton)
(St. Petersburg. Russia, 6 November 1794 - 6 February 1881, St. Petersburg. Russia)
Byzantine (Russian) Revival
The original cathedral was built in 1832-1880 to commemorate RussiaÕs victory in the Patriotic War of 1812-1814 against Napoleon. The cathedral was demolished in 1931 under Stalin to make way for a Palace of Soviets (never built). The church was rebuilt 1994-1997.
TON Konstantin | Moscow. Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer. | c. 1832-1997 | Russian | Byzantine (Russian) Revival