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11 Tsars Palaces In Paintings

Tsars Palaces In Paintings

Posted on December 6, 2010 by team


Edward Petrovich Gau (1807-1887) was the Russian artist, a watercolor painter. Edward Gau was born in 1807 in Revel (modern Tallinn). He engaged in drawing since his childhood and in 1830-1832 was trained in Academy of Arts of Dresden. The greatest popularity to the artist was brought by watercolors of known buildings’ of Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Gatchina interiors, painted by request of the imperial family. In Moscow he drew interiors of the Big Kremlin palace, the Nikolaev palace; in St.-Petersburg — the Mihajlovsky lock, the Winter palace and the Hermitage, in Gatchina — interiors of the Big Gatchina palace. Here are some of his works.

“Interiors of the Winter Palace. The Bathroom of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna”.

“Interiors of the Winter Palace. The Bedchamber of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna”.

“Interiors of the Winter Palace. The Bedchamber of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna”.

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11 Responses to “Tsars Palaces In Paintings”

  1. ahm says:

    KIROV! WHY HE WAS BANNED`?

  2. sst says:

    Very garish and opposite of classy.

  3. FührerBunker.AT says:

    F. Bunker here.

    Verry kool…

  4. francesco pais says:

    fantastic interior!very nice.

  5. Hellahulla says:

    Talk about lavish. Not actually nasty like some places can be, just way over the top.

  6. George Johnson says:

    Beautiful, but wrong. If you lived in a really wealthy nation, this would be OK. But the Russian people were poor. Keep the people in poverty, while the people at the top live like this.

    This is what Washington DC is going to look like pretty soon unless we stop them. This is what the democrats WANT to live like there.

    They’re like the Russian tsar’s, treating the American taxpayer as an endless source of money. (and collateral I guess since we’re borrowing so much!!)

  7. Musa says:

    I could get use to living in a place like that, especially the library.

  8. CZenda says:

    Very bad watercolors, or maybe f.cuk.ed-up later by p*s*hop.

  9. Teri says:

    Mmmmmmmm, gorgeous. Aside from the obvious mentioning of how this sort of plush, fancy living is particularly cruel when the rest of Russia was dirt poor, this place is amazing! I especially like the Turkish room.

  10. R says:

    Highly detailed, thats for sure, one of the paintings I think I should know.

  11. shlong says:

    What is this interior design/decoration style called? Are there designers and builders who recreate something like this or such skills are long gone?

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