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Jacquelyn Jablonski Shines in Couture for Vogue Russia October 2012 by... ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring models, backgrounds and pictures

Igumnov House (a detail) is a historic house of ancient Rus style and is the residence of the French Ambassador to Russia.It was built in 1883-1893 by Nikolay Pozdeyev and cost the architect his life. In 1880 Nikolay Igumnov hired Nikolay Pozdeyev to rebuild his mansion into a larger residence but constantly put changes into the work of architect. The house became a target of art critics so Igumnov refused to pay overcosts to Pozdeyev; ruined architect committed suicide in October 1893.


Vivien Solari by Emma Tempest for Vogue Russia October 2014

Painting of Maria Feodorovna, 18th century (1759 –1828) 2nd wife of Tsar Paul I of Russia, mother of Tsar Alexander I and Tsar Nicholas I of Russia.