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Quarenghi Giacomo Antonio

 

   
  Quarenghi Giacomo Antonio 
   
 
 
 

Quarenghi Giacomo AntonioQuarenghi Giacomo Antonio 20.09.1744-02.03.1817

Italian architect, worked in Russia from 1780 onwards. One of the founders of Russian Classicism in architecture. Among his works are buildings of the Hermitage Theatre, Academy of Sciences, Fund Allocation Bank, Smolny Institute, Alexander Palace in Tsarskoye Selo, English Palace in Peterhof, and others. Quarenghi's grave in the Volkovskoye German cemetery was regarded as lost but in 1967 his remains were found during archeological digging and reinterred in the museum's necropolis.
 
Russia. St.-Petersburg. The Necropolis of the 18th century

Birthday on September, 20th (on old style).
Day of memory on Murch, 2nd (on old style).

 

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