Abram I. Melnikov( Architect)
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Biography Abram I. Melnikov
(1784 - 1854). He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts. In Rome he studied the ancient monuments and for the excellent restoration of the Capitoline term was elected to membership in the Academy of St. Luke. Upon his return to St. Petersburg, he taught architecture at the Academy and served on the committee and the construction of hydraulic works. Participated in the contest for the drafting of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, won first prize. Necessary construction Melnikova - edinovercheskaya Church of St. Nicholas in Nicholas Street in St. Petersburg (1820 - 27). Among other projects Melnikova, . partly made by other architects for its projects, . issued: School of Law in St. Petersburg (1835 - 38), . Building fair in Rostov-na-Donu, . seminary in Minsk, . churches in Pskov and Nizhny Novgorod, . bell Yaroslavl, . Church of Old Believers Volkov cemetery, . St. Petersburg,
. In his drawings monument Derzhavin in Kazan. He also rebuilt Vladimir Church in St. Petersburg. Of the projects Melnikova, not executions, noteworthy monuments of Emperor Alexander I and Empress Maria Feodorovna (1828). According to its direction Melnikov's late representatives of classicism. - Wed. Historical exhibition of architecture "(St. Petersburg, 1911).