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Entries / Monighetti I.A. (1819-1878), architect

Monighetti I.A. (1819-1878), architect

Categories / Architecture/Personalia
Categories / Tsarskoe Selo and town of Pushkin. The digital chronological reference book/Pushkin personality

MONIGHETTI Ippolit Antonovich (1819-1878, St. Petersburg), architect, aquarellist, teacher, associate academy member (1847), professor (1858), court architect (1860). Adherent of Eclecticism, predominantly of the "second Baroque", interior designer and decorator. Monighetti is a descendent of a Russified family of Italian merchants. Graduated from the Stroganov Academy in Moscow (1835) and the Academy of Fine Arts (1839). A student of A.P. Brullov. In 1839-47, lived in Europe. Since 1848, was appointed architect of the Ministry of the Imperial Court and Principalities; worked in Tsarskoe Selo, where he erected the stylized Turkish Bath Pavilion in the park (1850-52), in the town itself, he built over 30 apartment houses (among those remaining is the mansion and summer cottage of Princess Z.I. Yusupova, 1856-59). He masterfully employed various historical styles. In the 1850s-60s he designed the interiors of Yusupov Palace on the Moika River, Mariinsky Palace, Anichkov Palace, Stroganov Mansion in St. Petersburg and of the Catherine Palace in Tsarskoe Selo. In the so-called second Baroque he built Dyleev's mansion (1859, 155 Obvodny Canal Embankment), Zerebtsova's apartment house (1852-54, 9 Gorokhovaya Street), in early Neoclassicism, M.V. Vorontsova's Palace. (1856-57, 106 Moika River Embankment). Engaged in designing household goods. Since 1868, lived in his own mansion in Tsarskoe Selo (has not survived). Buried at the Shuvalovskoe Cemetery.

Reference: Листов В. Н. Ипполит Монигетти. Л., 1976; Зодчие Санкт-Петербурга, XIX - начало ХХ века. СПб., 1998. С. 1013-1014.

V. V. Antonov.

Bryullov Boris Pavlovich
Dylev Timofey Petrovich
Monighetti Ippolito Antonovich
Stroganov Pavel Sergeevich, Count
Vorontsova M.V.
Yusupova Zinaida Ivanovna, Duchess

Gorokhovaya St./Saint Petersburg, city, house 9
Moika River Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 106
Obvodny Canal Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 155

Листов В. Н. Ипполит Монигетти. Л., 1976
Зодчие Санкт-Петербурга, XIX – начало ХХ века. СПб., 1998

The subject Index
Historical style (Eclecticism)
Yusupov Palace (94 Moika River Embankment)
Mariinsky Palace
Anichkov Palace
Catherine Palace (Town of Pushkin)
Shuvalovskoe Cemetery