Pauzie Yeremey Petrovich( The court jeweler in St. Petersburg)
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Biography Pauzie Yeremey Petrovich
(1716 - 1779).
Born in Switzerland, came to Russia with his father in 1729, Mr.. Who lived in Moscow, his uncle, . surgeon Pierre Pauzie, . added a sergeant in his army regiment, . but he soon left the military service, . enrolled in the teaching of brilliantschiku Engraver in St. Petersburg and then, . quickly become familiar with the case, . opened his own workshop,
. Thanks to the patronage of Anna Ioannovna, and especially Elizabeth (at the last there were even cases where Pauzie been a mediator in relations with the Empress), Pauzie prospered and became influential at court. Cautious and tactful, Pauzie remained intact in all the palace coups. Ekaterina II agreed with difficulty to give him a holiday in Switzerland (1764), from which he never returned and was where the "Notes" about the stay in Russia, published in "Russian Antiquities" (1870, t. 1). Despite some indications of the chronological confusion and distortion in some places of proper names, . "Notes" represent an interesting source for getting acquainted with the court life of the second quarter of XVIII century and the characteristics of many individuals, . especially Anna Ioannovna,
. They are curious for another reason, that almost the first time pass on thoughts and impressions of living in Russia craftsman-foreigner.