St. Isaac's on a snowy day signed 'Franz Alt 1869' and inscribed 'St. Petersburg.' (lower right) watercolour heightened with white 18.5 x 27.4 cm. (7 1/4 x 10 3/4 in.)
The Cathedral of St. Isaac of Dalmatia is an oft-treated subject by many artists, including Aivazovsky, and deservedly so. Its golden dome can be seen from all over St. Petersburg and from far out into the Gulf of Finland.