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St. Petersburg : architecture of the tsars

Author: Alexander Orloff; D O Shvidkovskiĭ
Publisher: New York : Abbeville ; Enfield : Publishers Group UK [distributor], 2006.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Orloff; D O Shvidkovskiĭ
ISBN: 0789202174 9780789202178
OCLC Number: 64555906
Notes: Originally published: 1996.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Preface by Federico Mayor, General Director of UNESCO 5 ST. PETERSBURG City of Imperial Culture 12 1 PETER THE GREAT A window to the West 14 The Founding of St. Petersburg 16 * The Initial Plan for St. Petersburg 20 * The Architects of Peter the Great 24 * The Peter-Paul Fortress 34 * The Palaces of Peter the Great 36 * Monuments from the Era of Peter the Great on Vasilievsky Island 40 2 ANNA IVANOVNA AND ELIZABETH PETROVNA The Dazzle of the Baroque 44 Anna Ivanovna: The Second Birth of the City 48 * Elizabeth Petrofina, or the Blossoming of the Rastrelli Baroque 61 * Smolny Convent 65 * Cathedral of St. Nicholas of the Sea 71 * St. Petersburg Palaces in the Baroque Era 75 * Winter Palace 76 3 CATHERINE II The City of Enlightenment 82 From the Baroque to Classicism 84 * Vallin de la Mothe and the Birth of Classicism in St. Petersburg 91 * Palladianism and Classicism in the Late Eighteenth Century 100 * The Cathedral of the Alexander Nevsky Lavra and the Tauride Palace 102 4 PAUL I The Tormented One 110 The Romantic Castle 112 5 ALEXANDER I AND NICHOLAS I Classical Grandeu 120 St. Petersburg and Its Culture in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century 122 * The Tip of Vasilievsky Island 136 * The Admiralty 140 * General Staff Headquarters and Palace Square 147 * Senate Square and Decembrist Square 150 * St. Isaac's Cathedral 151 * The Beginning of Nevsky Prospekt 156 * Kazan Cathedral 159 * From Kazan Cathedral to Gostiny Dvor 160 * Mikhailovsky Palace 162 * Theater Square 164 * Nevsky Prospekt Beyond the Anichkov Bridge 169 * The Field of Mars and the Work of Vasily Stasov in St. Petersburg 169 * Palaces on Kamenny and Elagin Islands 172 6 ALEXANDER II AND ALEXANDER III Retrospection and Nationalism 176 A Rapidly Evolving City 178 7 NICHOLAS II The Rise and Fall of Art Nouveau 190 The Great Upheaval 192 8 TSARSKOE SELO The Mystique of Tsarskoe Selo 206 * The Triumph of the Baroque 207 * Catherine the Great's Chinese Caprice 218 * The Return to Antiquity 220 * Rooms from the Era of Catherine the Great 222 * The Meaning of the Park 229 * Classicism and Romanticism 234 * A City of Parks and Salons 234 9 ORANIENBAUM 242 The Palace of Vicissitudes 244 * The Menshikov Palace 253 * Peterstadt, or the Dream of Peter III 259 * Catherine the Great's Personal Dacha 262 * The Chinese Palace 264 * The Sliding Hill Pavilion 266 10 GATCHINA 268 The Masters of Gatchina 270 * The Palace at Gatchina 271 * The Park at Gatchina 276 11 PAVLOVSK 282 Pavlovsk and Its Domain 284 * The First Years at Pavlovsk 289 * The Exterior of the Palace 290 * The Interiors of the Palace 292 * The Conception and History of the Park 293 * The Park Around the Palace 293 * The Vale of the Slavyanka 294 * Daily Life and Festive Occasions at Pavlovsk 299 12 PETERHOF 306 The History of Peterhof and Its Personalities 310 * The Great Palace 325 * Waterfalls and Fountains 331 * Monplaisir 338 * Marly and the Hermitage 341 * The Cottage 344 Notes 354 Index 356
Other Titles: Saint Petersbourg.
Responsibility: photographs by Alexander Orloff ; text by Dmitri Shvidkovsky ; translated from the French by John Goodman.

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