IVANOV Sergei A.( Architect)
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Biography IVANOV Sergei A.
(1822 - 1877)
The son of a professor of painting Andrei Ivanovich Ivanov and the younger brother of the famous Alexander Andreevich Ivanov. He studied at the architectural department of the Academy of Fine Arts under the main direction of Professor AA. Ton, who was assisted in the construction of the Annunciation Church in St. Petersburg, then visited the main cities of Belgium and the North. France, examined the ancient castles of the Loire and the flow in the south of France and in 1846, Mr.. arrived in Rome, where he began studying the local monuments of medieval architecture and remnants of ancient buildings. In 1848, on the occasion of the revolution broke out in Rome, the Emperor Nicholas I ordered to bring back from Italy to Russia of all pensioners of the Academy, including Ivanov. The latter requested permission to remain in Rome to finish his study undertaken Baths of Caracalla, but he was in fact denied. Then Ivanov, having their own money, he decided to stay in Rome, do not take benefit from the government, and lived there until the end of his life, abandoning almost exclusively on the archaeological survey of the architecture. In 1858, Mr.. traveled to Athens, where he studied the ruins of the Acropolis, the Temple of Theseus and the remains of the theater of Herod Attica. Was an active member of the German Archaeological Institute in Rome and, . except a few reports, . had read in the meetings of the Institute, . wrote two more extensive works on the Baths of Caracalla (published in Italian) and on the throne of the statue of Jupiter Olympic,
. In his spiritual testament, . his library and all the capital moved to the Institute, . with the proviso, . that on the interest they were first published drawings of the testator's brother on subjects from the Scriptures, . and then his own restoration (which should come after the Rumyantsev Museum in Moscow), . and then to the account of the interest the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences gave out awards for the best natural history writings.,