1760, Nuremberg (Germany) - 1816, St Petersburg

View onto the Admiralty from the Vasilyevsky Island Embankment

Between 1796 and 1803 (?)

  • oil on canvas. 76 х 116
  • Ж-3157

  • Пост. в 1931 г. из Детскосельского Александровского дворца-музея.

Johann Georg Mayr depicts the Vasilyevsky Island embankment in the foreground and the Admiralty and ships being built on the other side of the River Neva. The earth ramparts and trenches surrounding the Admiralty (until 1806) can be seen on the painting.

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