Russian architect, sculptor and painter (b. 18/30 August 1833; d. 9/21 July 1897 in Moscow), born Vladimir Osipovich Shervud (Владимир Осипович Шервуд); also known as Vladimir Sherwood.
The son of Joseph Sherwood (d. 1837), an English engineer engaged to build canals in Russia, Vladimir studied in the Moscow School of Art, Sculpture and Architecture. The city's State Historical Museum on Red Square (1875–81) is among his best-known works. His sons Sergey (1858–1899) and Vladimir (1867–1930) were also notable architects, while another son Leonid (1871–1954) became a renowned sculptor.
Tchaikovsky's correspondence with Vladimir Shervud:
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