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BENOIS, Albert Nikolaevich (1852 - 1936), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BENOIS, Albert Nikolaevich (1852 - 1936), Painter, watercolourist

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Russian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1852, in St Petersburg; died 1936.

Painter, watercolourist. Landscapes.

Benois first studied architecture before devoting himself exclusively to the art of watercolour. He was the founder of the Russian Watercolourist Society. He worked as an inspector of schools of drawing for the Ministry of Finance. In 1883, he was sent abroad by the Academy to study. He was named

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