Domenico Gilardi( Architect)
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Biography Domenico Gilardi
Life: 1785g. - 1845.
Italian Swiss. One of the brightest and most prolific masters of Moscow Empire. In Moscow, worked eight architects and stone craftsmen from the family Gilardi. D. I. Gilardi - the son of architect and. D. Gilardi, born in Montagnola. From 1796, Mr.. lived in Moscow from 1799 - in St. Petersburg, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in painting from Scott. In 1803, Mr.. went to Italy, where in 1806. graduated from Milan's Academy. He studied in Italy architectural monuments. In 1810, Mr.. returned to Moscow. Many built in Moscow and Moscow region estates. The heyday of Gilardi associated with the restoration of Moscow after the fire of 1812. In 1835, Mr.. went to Italy. He died in Milan.
Major works: restoring the university after the fire, the building of the Board of Trustees at Solyanka House, Khrushchev Prechistenke, the widow of a house on Kuprina Catherine's School on Catherine Square. (all together with a. G. Grigoriev), manor Usachev-Najdenova on Zemlyanoy shaft house Lunin on Suvorov Boulevard, home to Cook's Gagarin Str., Horse Complex in the manor court book. Golitsyn Kuzminki.
History of Russian Architecture. Spb., Stroiizdat Spb., 1994. S.569