Completed in 1798, the Palace was built as a summer residence and private opera theater for the Sheremetev family. To this day, it remains the third-largest wooden building in the world, with a beautifully intact. and evocative, interior.
Completely taken with it, I had to take a moment to share these snaps with you. Aren’t they gorgeous?! What romance – and what blues.
To read the full article “Deborah Turbeville in Russia: The Photographer Captures the Romance of Ostankino Palace,” complete with quotations from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, editor of Turbeville’s book Unseen Versailles, enjoy: here.