Albert Nikolayevitch Benois
(1852 - 1936)
Albert Nikolayevitch Benois was active/lived in Russian Federation. Albert Benois is known for watercolor landscape painting.
Biography Albert Nikolayevitch Benois
Albert Nikolayevich Benois (1852-1936), was a Russian watercolorist. Benois was from a Russian family of artists, of French descent. His father, named Nikolai Leontievich Benois was the famous architect of the Imperial Mariinsky Opera House in St. Petersburg, as well as many other historic landmarks. Nikolai Benois married the daughter of the architect Al'bert Kavos.
Albert Benois's brothers were architect Leonty Benois and the painter Alexandre Benois. All three were part of a circle that comprised the leading arbiters of aesthetic matters in St. Petersburg for at least two decades before the Russian Revolution of 1917. This position was consolidated by the marriage of Nikolai's daughter, Yekaterina, t
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