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Maria Savina Residence

Maria Savina Residence, Literatorov Street

The celebrated residence of Maria Savina is one of the proudest examples of Art Nouveau in Petersburg and decorated with majolica, granite plates, and stained-glass windows (Literatorov Street, 17). Designed for the actress by M.F. Geisler, it also features a whimsical tower on the roof. The actress spent her last years here (1908-1915) with her third husband, A.E. Molchanov, a patron of arts and himself writer.

 

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