View of the area near the bridge at the entrance from the city of Tikhvin to the village of Georgian


The artist is unknown

In 1796, Paul I granted the village of Georgino a. AND. Arakcheev (1769–1834). Here, not far from the capital and in the immediate vicinity of his beloved brainchild – military settlements – Arakcheev arranged an estate, where he received emperors Alexander I and Nicholas I. Among the buildings of the estate located on the banks of Volkhov, the picture is presented by Andreevsky Cathedral (1805–1806; Arch. F. And. Demertsov) and a portico pavilion with the statue of Andrey the First-Called (1820–1821; Arch. AT. P. Stasov, sculpt. And. P. Martos). The Veda is dated to the time of the last half of the construction of the last of the buildings fixed on the canvas of the first half of the 19th century. A lithographic institution was organized at the Cantonist School arranged at the estate, where the fortress architect Ivan worked with. Semenov and a group of military cantonists. Their efforts in 1821-1824 published the album "Types of the village of Georgian". One of these types is presented in the picture. This species is also depicted on one of the cups of the famous “Arakcheevsky” tea service for two persons (1823), produced in the porcelain workshop of Prince N. B. Yusupova in Arkhangelsk.

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