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ROERICH, Nicolas (1874 - 1947), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROERICH, Nicolas (1874 - 1947), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver

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Russian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in the USA from 1920 and in India from 1923.

Born 27 September 1874, in St Petersburg; died 1947, in Naggar, India.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, engraver (wood), illustrator. Historical subjects, religious subjects, military subjects, figures, landscapes, village views, architectural views, boats. Stage costumes and sets, church decoration.

Symbolism.

Roerich entered the faculty of

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