Edmond van Saanen Algi
Edmond van Saanen Algi (1871–1938) was a Dutch-born
Romanian architect, painter, and stage designer.
He was the author of major architectural works in
Bucharest: the Academy of Economic Studies(ASE) building (together with Grigore Cerchezand Culina Arghir), the Istrate Micescuvilla overlooking Cişmigiu Gardens, and Palatul Telefoanelor(together with the American architects Louis Weeksand Walter Froy).
As an artist, he is known for his drawings of famous dancers, such as
Vaslav Nijinsky, Isadora Duncanand Anna Pavlova. He married Aurelia Vasiliu-Bolnavu, the daughter of Romanian philanthropist Constantin Vasiliu-Bolnavu.
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