Basic Biographical Details

Name: Franz (later Fyodor Osipovich) Schechtel (or Shekhtel)
Born: 7 August 1859
Died: 7 July 1926
Bio Notes: Fyodor Osipovich Schechtel was born in Russia on 7 August 1859. He was not only an architect but also graphic artist and stage designer, the most influential and prolific master of Russian Art Nouveau and late Russian Revival. Baptised as Franz Albert Schechtel (also transliterated as Shekhtel), he created most of his work as Franz Schechtel, changing his name to Fyodor with the outbreak of World War I.

Buildings and Designs

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 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 11901Glasgow International Exhibition of 1901, Russian pavilions  GlasgowScotland 


Periodical References

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 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder14 September 1901  pp230-231
Item 2 of 2Building News18 January 1901  p87

Archive References

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 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Sent October 2009