Photo by Yu. Shteinberg, St. Petersburg, Russia, ca. 1890 10.8 х 16.5 cm Back side: autograph “To Alexander Alekseevich Gorskii in good memory from V. Pisniachevksii.” Vladimir P. Pisniachevskii (1852- …) was Inspector of St. Petersburg Imperial Theater Schools, state councilor, and playwright. A. A. Gorskii (1871-1924) was a ballet dancer and choreographer, working at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg in 1889-1900 and at the Bolshoi Theater in 1901-1924 C4957 PISNIACHEVSKII, V. P. (Писнячевский В. П.)