Living room in the Anichkov Palace


The artist is Tutukin

The golden (yellow) living room is depicted – the first in the garden anfilad of an anichkov Palace. The interiors, decorated in 1809–1811 by the architect Luigi Rusk for Grand Duchess Ekaterina Pavlovna, in 1817, were converted by Karl of Russia to the wedding of the new owners – the future imperial four – Grand Duke Nikolai Pavlovich and Grand Duchess Alexandra Fedorovna.

In Nikolaev times, the dinners and dinners, balls were held in the yellow living room, conducted masquerades, audiences. Before entering the timing, the picture belonged to Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich to the eldest – the third son of Emperor Nicholas I. In 1855, it was in the Anichkov Palace that his engagement took place with the Duchess of Oldenburg (in Orthodoxy Alexandra Petrovna), and from 1856 to 1861, before the construction of the Nikolaev Palace on the Blagoveshchenskaya Square, Anichkov was the residence of the Grand Duke, who divided him with the Dowager Empress.

In 1848, Tutukin was awarded Tutukin to bring Empress Alexandra Fedorovna a picture depicting a dance hall of his own palace.

Nicholas I. SPb, 2018. With. 135.

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