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The Russian Academy of Arts, informally known as the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, was founded in 1757 by Ivan Shuvalov, the favorite of Elizabeth I, the daughter of Peter The Great.Catherine the Great renamed it the Imperial Academy of Arts and commissioned a new building, completed 25 years later in 1789 by the Neva River.

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Paris Photography - Versailles, Door at Le Petit Trianon, France Travel Photography, French Home Decor, Large Wall Art

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"Tweedland" The Gentlemen's club: NEOCLASSICAL OBSESSIONS IN THE NORTH ...GUNNEBO SLOTT ... ONE EXAMPLE OF THE GUSTAVIAN STYLE IN SWEDEN

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La facciata anteriore parte 3 – The front facade part 3

File:Frontons. A pediment is an element in classical, neoclassical and baroque architecture, and derivatives therefrom, consisting of a gable, originally of a triangular shape, placed above the horizontal structure of the entablature, typically supported by columns. The tympanum, or triangular area within the pediment, was often decorated with relief sculpture depicting scenes from Greek and Roman mythology or allegorical figures.

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Neoclassicism, a meditation hut, with greece inspired columns in front and lush greenery around the outside

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The neoclassic Romanian Atheneum, constructed in 1888 by French architect Albert Galleron, is home to the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra.

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