Ryabushinsky House (Gorky House): Smaller rooms on the east side of the house--page 5 (of 5 pages)

Fedor Osipovich Shekhtel


The door into Gorky's study with art nouveau handles and relief designs in the door itself

I visited the house because I am interested in art nouveau architecture but it is called the Gorky House Museum; thus, many must visit the house out of admiration for Gorky.

Gorky's study with another beautiful window design with sumptuous inner framing

See the window from the outside.

Right: stained glass window between the study and the bedroom


Carved door frame


Downstairs bedroom, adjacent to Gorky's study


An upstairs room



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Works Consulted or Quoted:
Elena A. Borisova and Grigory Sternin. Russian Art Nouveau. New York: Rizzoli, 1988.
L. I. Younakovskaya. English ed. Trans M. Elvira. Art Nouveau Images: Mansion on Malaya Nikiskaya. Moscow, 2005. Thanks especially to Irina Gudz, who emailed me a copy of this booklet which is no longer in print.

See the Metropol Hotel on this site the and the Singer House for other examples of art nouveau architecture in Russia.

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