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date: 17 October 2019

Benois, Nikolailocked


Russian, 20th century, male.

Active in Italy.

Born 1901, in St Petersburg.

Painter, decorative designer. Stage costumes and sets.

The son of Alexander Benois, Nikolai Benois settled in Italy from 1925 where he worked for the main theatres including the Opera in Rome and La Scala in Milan. His imagery is rather traditional but he mastered the resources of modern set design....

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