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Afanasy Grigoriev

Russian architect

Afanasy Grigorievich Grigoriev (January 21, 1782 - May 13, 1782) was a Russian Neoclassical architect, who worked in Moscow and its suburbs. Grigoriev, a serf who bought his freedom at the age of 22, is remembered for his refined Empire style mansions, completion of Great Ascension Church and assistance to Domenico Giliardi in rebuilding Moscow after the Great Fire of 1812.


Own, undisputed works

Completion of a church designed by Joseph Bove