Giacomo Quarenghi

Sep 21, 1744 - Mar 1, 1817

Giacomo Quarenghi was the foremost and most prolific practitioner of neoclassical architecture in Imperial Russia, particularly in Saint Petersburg. He brought into vogue an original monumental style, of Palladian inspiration, which was a reference for many architects who worked in Russia.
He has been described as "the last of the great architects of Italy".
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