1888 (St. Petersburg) - 1960 (Paris)
Albert Benois is a little-known in Russia architect and artist; he is the representative of a dynasty given a line of the remarkable figures of art. Nicholas Benois is on the top of this line. He is a well-known architect and also a professor of the Academy of Applied Arts. N. Benois is a great-uncle of Albert. The history of a Benois dynasty in Russia began in 1794, when from France a confectioner Lui Jul Benois arrived at Russia (1770-1822). He was working at a courtyard of Pavel I. The Albert Benois father was an aquarellist Alexander Benois (Konskyi).
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Agni Publishing House (Samara, Russia), Nicholas Roerich Museum (New York) and Fine Arts Academy Gallery (Moscow, Russia) have published a unique album, dedicated to the pictorial heritage of Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947).
Will be available on the second volume of a unique publication dedicated to the works of Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947).
The album was released by the publishing house "Agni" (Samara), with active cooperation of the Nicholas Roerich Museum in New York, as well as the Moscow Gallery Fine Arts Academy and the St. Petersburg State Museum and Institute of the Roerich Family.