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Alexey Zubov. View of A. Menshikov's Palace on Vasilievsky Island. 1717. Etching, chisel. 16.5 x 19.8 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. More. Order a Poster or Print

Alexey Zubov. View of A. Menshikov's Palace on Vasilievsky Island.

The Menshikov Palace. Prince A.D. Menshikov , the close associate of Peter I, was the first governor-general of St. Petersburg. His residence palace was built in 1713-27 under architects D.M. Fontana, I.G. Shedel and D. Trezini.

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