Beggrov, Karl Pavlovich (1799-1875). Russian. Medium: watercolour on paper. Date: 1823. Nevsky Avenue is the main street in the city of St. Petersburg, Russia. Planned by Peter the Great as beginning of the road to Novgorod and Moscow, the avenue runs from the Admiralty to the Moscow Railway Station and, after making a turn at Vosstaniya Square, to the Alexander Nevsky Lavra. Provenance: State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.