Neva embankment at the Academy of Arts. View of the pier with Egyptian sphinx during the day


The artist is Vorobyov

The embankment is depicted in front of the building of the Academy of Arts, built according to the architect’s project to. AND. Tone. Figures of Egyptian sphinxes with the faces of the pharaoh Amenhotep III (XIII century BC are clearly visible. e.). Vorobyov, whose whole life was connected with the Academy of Arts, depicted an embankment with the Sphinxes at different times of the day, with different lights.

The Russian Museum. From the icon to the present. 2005. With. 116.

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