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.
The celebrations marking the tercentenary of the Romanov dynasty began on the morning of 21 February 1913 with an artillery salute of thirty-one rounds from the Peter and Paul Fortress. The Patriarch of Antioch performed a
Photographer. Born in the family of Sergei Snigirevsky in Leningrad (1967). Studied under Boris Smelov (from 1979). Worked at the Institute of Geology (1982–84), Artist of the RSFSR publishing house (1984–85) and the Russian
Painter, graphic artist, architect, designer, illustrator, writer on art, teacher. Born Eliezer Lisitsky in the family of Jewish craftsman Mordukh Lisitsky and housewife Sarra Leiboyna in the town of Pochinok near Smolensk
Painter, graphic artist, sculptress. Born in the family of Vladimir Zhilin in Leningrad (1933). Studied at the Tauride/Vladimir Serov School of Art (1950/51–55). Member of the Fellowship of Experimental Fine Art (1975) and the