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BENOIS Alexander Nikolaevich

1870, St. Petersburg - 1960, Paris

 

Graphic artist, painter, theatrical designer, art historian. Studied under brother Albert Benois, at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1887-1888) and at the Faculty of Law, St Petersburg University (1890-1894). Member of the World of Art (1899; founding member), Union of Russian Artists (1903) and the Salon d'Automne (1906). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Society of Russian Watercolourists (1891-1896), Sergei Makovsky Salon (1909), International Exhibitions in Munich (1898), Rome (1911), Malmo (1914) and the Exhibitions of Russian Art in Paris (1906, 1910) and Berlin (1906). Designed for the Mariinsky Theatre, Vera Komissarzhevskaya Theatre and the Starinny Theatre in St Petersburg, Moscow Arts Theatre, Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, Ida Rubinstein Ballet Company, Teatro Real de Madrid, Theatre des Champs Elysees and Theatre National de L'Opera in Paris. Curator of the Hermitage Picture Gallery (1918-1926). Member of the Commission for the Protection of Monuments of Art and Antiques. Edited the Art Treasures of Russia magazine (1901-1903). Emigrated to Paris (1926). 
Collection of the Russian Museum

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Бассейн Флоры в Версале
Бассейн Флоры в Версале
Commedia dell’ arte
Commedia dell’ arte
1906
Парад при Павле I
Парад при Павле I
Apollo and Daphne (Apollo’s Song to Dryads and Fauns)
Apollo and Daphne (Apollo’s Song to Dryads and Fauns)
1908
Петр I на прогулке в Летнем саду
Петр I на прогулке в Летнем саду
1910
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Горный пейзаж (Капсель)
Горный пейзаж (Капсель)
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The Mediateka

Year: 1999 | An interactive program | Language: Russian, English

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