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Nicholas Roerich

September 27, 1874 (St. Petersburg) - 13 December 1947 (Kullu, India)

painter, stage designer, a master of monumental painting, social activist, journalist, scholar.

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Nicholas Roerich

September 27, 1874 (St. Petersburg) - 13 December 1947 (Kullu, India)

painter, stage designer, a master of monumental painting, social activist, journalist, scholar.

born in a family lawyer. In 1883-1893, as a schoolboy, studied drawing with artist M. Mikeshin, a close friend of the family. I got carried away in archeology, became a member of the Russian Archaeological Society. In 1894-1897 went to the excavations. In 1893 he entered the Faculty of St. Petersburg University and the Imperial Academy of Arts. Engaged in a landscape workshop in AIKuindzhi, the advice of Repin.

In 1895 he became acquainted with VV Stasov. I got carried away studying the history of Slavonic Russia. In 1897 the thought of a great series of paintings "Beginning of Russia. Slavs. In 1897 performed the first picture of the series - "The Messenger. Restore born on race "- and presented it to the reporting student's exhibition at the Art Academy. In the exhibition the painting was bought by PM Tretyakov. For "Gonta" Roerich received the title of the artist.

In 1897 resigned from the Academy, along with other students after dismissal workshop AIKuindzhi. In the same year was an acquaintance with Tolstoy. In 1898-1899 as a visiting professor read the Archaeological Institute of lectures on the subject of "artistic technique in the application for archeology. In 1899, on the academic exhibition was now "converge elders" from the series "Getting Russia. Slavs. In 1900, presented this work at the World Exhibition in Paris.

In 1900-1901 worked in the studio of F. Cormon in Paris. In 1902 participated in the exhibition "World of Art". In 1903-1904 he traveled along the ancient Russian cities, studying the ancient Russian architecture, gathering a collection of ancient art objects and creating architectural sketches, which in 1904 exhibited at the School of Society for the Encouragement of Arts, entitled "Monuments of Russian antiquity. In 1904, along with I. Repin, MAVrubel, VE Borisov-Musatov and others show their work at the World Fair in St. Louis (USA ).

In 1903-1904 he worked in the estate of Princess Tenisheva Talashkino (near Smolensk). In drawings Roerich workshops Talashkino created furniture, decorations. In 1904-1907 he wrote tracks mounted on the religious themes and icons.

in 1905 performed the cartons for majolica Friesians front of the house insurance company "Russia" in St. Petersburg, on the ancient Russian warriors.

in 1906 became director of the School of Society for the Encouragement of Arts in St. Petersburg, where he spent the reorganization of the workshops and brought in as teachers B. Mate, I. Bilibin, J. Tsioglinskogo and others, contributed organization at the School of the Museum of Russian Art, pursued not only educational, but also the artistic collective and objective. Many travel: in 1906 visited Italy, Switzerland, in 1907 - Finland, in 1909, 1912 - Germany, in 1913 visited the Caucasus.

In 1907, his debut as a theater artist, filling out the play "Three Magi" in the old theater in St. Petersburg. In 1908 he created the sketches of scenery and costumes for the opera "Snow Maiden" by Rimsky-Korsakov's setting the stage for the Opera Comique in Paris. In 1908-1914 he worked on the creation of interior painting and mosaic over the entrance to the Church of the Holy Spirit in Flenove near Talashkino. In 1909 he performed sketches of scenery and costumes for the "Polovtsian Dances" from the opera "Prince Igor" A. Borodin, sketches of scenery, together with A. Golovin, for the opera "The Maid of Pskov" N. Rimsky-Korsakov. (both non-repertory productions for Diaghilev, Paris, Theater Chatelet).

In 1910 he was elected chairman of the revived "World of Art».

in 1911 for non-repertory of Sergei Diaghilev in Paris, wrote to the panel "Battle of Kerzhenets" followed by a musical interlude with the same title from the opera "Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh" N. Rimsky-Korsakov, sketches of scenery for a comedy "Fuente Ovejuna" by Lope de Vega (Old Theater). In 1912 designed the drama "Peer Gynt" H. Ibsen in the Moscow Art Theater, "Snow White" by Alexander Ostrovsky in the Drama Theater in St. Petersburg Reynard, Richard Wagner's opera "Tristan and Isolde" (opera in Zimin Moscow). In 1913 designed the play "Princess Mallein" M. Maeterlinck at the Free Theater in Moscow, the ballet "The Rite of Spring" to the music of Igor Stravinsky (entreprise Diaghilev, Paris, Theater des Champs Elysees). At this time developed an interest in Roerich Eastern philosophy and the philosophy of Leo Tolstoy. In 1914 he took part in the design of the play "Sister Beatrice M. Maeterlinck, the opera" Prince Igor "by Alexander Borodin (entreprise Diaghilev in London).

In 1915 he exhibited his works at the exhibition "World of Art". After the show now "Grad doomed acquired Maxim Gorky. At the same time took personal acquaintance of the artist and writer.

Name Roerich in 1900-s it was widely known not only in Russia. His first exhibition abroad was opened in 1905 in Prague, then, reinforced by new works, it is transported to Vienna, Munich, Berlin, Dusseldorf. Almost every year the artist showed his work at various exhibitions: in Venice (1906, 1908, 1914), Paris (1906, 1907, 1908, 1909), London (1909, 1912), Brussels (1910), Rome (1911, 1914).


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