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Entries / Rachau K.K., (1830-1880), architect

Rachau K.K., (1830-1880), architect

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RACHAU Karl Karlovich (1830 - 1880, St. Petersburg), architect, one of the prominent representatives of St. Petersburg Eclectism, master of interiors, accentuating small forms and an architectural scholar. Graduated from the Academy of Arts (1857), associate academy member (1864), professor (1870). He was involved in ornamenting of the Academy of Arts, in the 1870s rebuilt the house at the 30 Angliiskaya Embankment, mansion at the 8 Dvortsovaya Embankment; his most significant works include the mansion, residential house and production facilities of F. K. Saint-Galli plant on Ligovsky Avenue, buildings at the 9 Pushkinskaya Street, 15 Bolshoy Avenue of Vasilievsky Island et al. Author of the Vestibule and the Winter Garden of Anichkov Palace, architectural design of the Liteiny Bridge (1875-79) and lanterns beside the Alexander Column.

References: К. К. Рахау: Биогр. очерк // Зодчий. 1882. № 1. С. 12-13; Зодчие Санкт-Петербурга, XIX - начало XX века. СПб., 1998. С. 1026.

V. G. Isachenko.

Rachau Karl Karlovich
San Galli Franz Karlovich (Franz Friedrich Wilhelm)

Angliiskaya Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 30
Bolshoy Ave of Vasilievsky Island/Saint Petersburg, city, house 15
Dvortsovaya Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 8
Ligovsky Ave/Saint Petersburg, city
Pushkinskaya St./Saint Petersburg, city, house 9

К. К. Рахау: Биогр. очерк // Зодчий, 1882
Зодчие Санкт-Петербурга, XIX – начало ХХ века. СПб., 1998

The subject Index
Historical style (Eclecticism)
Academy of Arts
Academy of Arts
Anichkov Palace
Liteiny Bridge
Alexander Column