Russian, 19th – 20th century, male.
Active also active in France.
Born 1870, in St Petersburg; died 1960, in Paris.
Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator, decorative designer, writer.
Mir Iskusstva (World of Art) group.
Aleksander was the brother of Albert Nikolaevich Benois. He studied law, and then painting, in St Petersburg, before going on to Paris for further arts studies. In St Petersburg in 1909, he exhibited a series of paintings entitled, ...