Peter Ushakov. Master of gilding


Saint-Petersburg is famous worldwide for its unique architectural monuments. Restorers are involved in keeping them in the glare. Peter Ushakov is the oldest master of gliding in Petersburg.

Peter Ushakov is an adherent of classical school. His teachers adopted practices from those who had gilded palaces and theaters under Nicholas II. Peter restored Yusupov Palace and outstanding Petergof fountains, ensembles in Pavlovsk and Pushkin, Mariinsky Palace*... Décor elements of halls, steeples and domes... This is a special gilding base priming, that Peter Ushakov still prepares by himself. Learn how he does it in our film. *also known as Marie Palace