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Art nouveau in Kiev

No golden domes this time. Neither religious buildings.
But five pictures of art nouveau buildings in Kiev.

The main picture shows the House of the Crying Widow (or House of the Weeping Widow).
It was built in 1907 by architect E. Bradtman and belonged originally to merchant Serhiy Arshavsky.
On its facade the face of a sad woman is carved from stone. When it rains the water runs down her face and it appears that the woman is crying.
Unfortunately the sun was shining when I was there … Never been so happy to have missed something :) 

In the WS the House with Chimaeras or Horodecki House.
The Polish architect Władysław Horodecki originally constructed this house during the period of 1901–1902.
The building derives its popular name from the ornate decorations depicting exotic animals and hunting scenes, which were sculpted by Italian architect Emilio Sala.

On the other buildings I could find no information. But I can tell you that in Kiev there are many Art Nouveau buildings.

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  • Copyright: Paul VDV (PaulVDV) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5081 W: 17 N: 12189] (49106)
  • Genre: Lugares
  • Medium: Cor
  • Date Taken: 2017-07-15
  • Categories: Arquitectura
  • Exposição: f/0.1, 1/21 segundos
  • Versão da Foto: Versão Original, Workshop
  • Date Submitted: 2017-11-18 23:50
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Points: 50
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