Dutch engraver, cartographer. Studied engraving under Romeyn de Hooghe (1676–79). Taught etching to Peter the Great during his Great Embassy to Holland (1697) and was invited to Russia to work on commissions and train Russian artists (1698). Headed the engraving workshop at the Moscow Armoury.
Light wooden building in the Lower Park of Peterhof designed by Nicola Michetti (1721–22). Faced with tuff and scallops. Consists of an octahedral hall, crowned with a cupola and lantern, and two rectangular branches. Large
Pianist, conductor. Born in Moscow in the family of Jewish factory-owner Grigory Rubinstein (1835). Founded the Moscow branch of the Russian Musical Society (1860) and the Moscow Conservatoire (1866). Professor and director of
Painter, graphic artist, illustrator, designer, writer on art. Born in the family of a vet called Sergei Bart in the village of Velichayevka (Velichayevskoe) in Stavropole Province (1887). Studied at the Moscow School of
Artist. Born in the family of Woldemar Nussberg in Tashkent (1937). Studied at the Moscow Secondary School of Art (1951–58, expelled for abstraction) and graduated from the Moscow Regional School of Art (1958). Worked for
Graphic artist, painter, engraver, book designer, illustrator. Born in St Petersburg in the family of Yury Cherkesov (1900). Studied under Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin and Alexander Savinov at the State Free Arts Studios in Petrograd