5 July 2005
Giacomo Quarenghi (Bergamo 1744-1817 Saint Petersburg)
A palace with a domed pavilion in an extensive park, perhaps Sheremet'evo
black chalk, pen and grey ink, grey wash
6½ x 10¾ in. (167 x 273 mm.)
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The country house of the Counts Sheremetyev was built by Matvei Kazakov in 1789-96, and enlarged by Quarenghi in 1801. As at Tsarskoye Selo, Pavlovsk and Peterhof he may also have designed elegant neoclassical pavilions for the park.
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