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Ton, Konstantin Andreyevich (1794 - 1881), an architect

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Konstantin Andreyevich Ton (1794 - 1881), an architect. From 1830 K.A. Ton was an academician of te St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, a creator of the "Russian Byzantine style". He graduated from the Academy of Arts in 1815 and was awarded with a Gold Medal. From 1831 he became a professor and during 1854-1871 he was the principal on architecture of the Academy of Arts. From 1861 he was a court architect and a full state councillor. Ton was awarded with the Orders of St. Anna, St. Stanislav, St. Vladimir. K.A. Ton was one of authors of the Winter Palace restoration after the fire in 1837. Several churches (they were nor sutvived), the Nikolayavsky (Moscow) Railway Station building, the pier "with Sphinxes" on the Bolshaya Neva River at the building of the Academy of Arts (1833-1834) were built according to Ton's project in St. Petersburg. K.A. Ton was the author of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour and the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow. The Church of SS Peter and Paul, the Apostles in Lyuban Town, the Church of the Resurrection in Voskresenskoye Village (the Volosovo district), the Church of St. Job in Tikhvin Town were built according to K.A. Ton's projects. Konstantin Andreyevich Ton died in St. Petersburg and was buried in the Volkovskoye Orthodox cemetery.

Chekanova, Olga Aleksandrovna

Ton, Konstantin Andreyevich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Tosno District/Lyuban Town
Leningrad Oblast, the/Tikhvin District/Tikhvin Town
Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District/Voskresenskoye Village

Славина Т.А. Константин Тон. Л., 1982.

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The Church of Apostle Peter and Apostle Paul (Lyuban Town, Tosno District)