Avenue of the Osoblivaya Pavilion in the Menagerie

Avenue of the Osoblivaya Pavilion in the Menagerie
«Avenue of the Osoblivaya Pavilion in the Menagerie»

Engraving by Pierre Laurent from a drawing of Mikhail Makhaev. 1770s.

A view of Osoblivaya (separate, detached) pavilion in the menagerie located between Kuskovo and Veshnyakovo. In the time of Pyotr Borisovich Sheremetyev, more than 600 animals walked around this unique pavilion surrounded by woods at the end of canal.

  • Mikhail Ivanovich Makhaev (1716–1770) - Russian artist, draftsman and engraver; born in St. Petersburg
  • Pierre Laurent (1739-1809) – French engraver, illustrator; born in Paris

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