The house on Tavricheskaya Street in which this apartment is situated has connections with one of the most vibrant periods in the history of St Petersburg, the Silver Age. The poet Vyacheslav Ivanov’s apartment, where the Symbolists met, was situated in the house’s round tower. The poets Anna Akhmatova, Alexander Blok, Andrei Bely, Dmitri Merezhkovsky, Zinaida Gippius, Maximilian Voloshin and Osip Mandelstam and the artists Konstantin Somov, Leon Bakst, Mstislav Donuzhinsky and Evgeni Lanceret were regular visitors to the famous “Tower”.

Enfilade. Private Apartment. Saint-Petersburg. 1998
On Neva Embankment. Private Apartment. Saint-Petersburg. 1997
Previouspage 2 / 2Next