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Tretyakov Gallery door - Moscow, Russian Federation
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP
N 55° 44.481 E 037° 37.258
37U E 413422 N 6178154
Quick Description: Russian Revial stlye doors grace the facade of this major art Gallery in Moscow.
Location: Russia
Date Posted: 8/30/2007 6:10:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM23WN
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
Views: 46

Long Description:
The Tretyakov Gallery, which contains an immense and important collection of Russian art, was originally housed in a 19th century residence. As the gallery expanded a Russian Revival facade with ornate doors, was designed in 1902 and added to the front of the complex. Russian Revival borrows from traditional wooden architecture and from folk art. Elements of this are shown in the decorative trim on the arches above the door and in the wood panels on the door. The door looks like it can be opened but entry to the gallery complex is though a smaller door at the side of this main door.
Type of material of the door: Wood

Functional door?: Yes

Location of this door/way: On public property

Is it accessable only by paid admission": No

Style: Gothic

Address or physical location:
State Tretyakov Gallery 10 Lavrushinskiy Pereulok, Moscow, Russian Federation

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