Aleksandr Benois art links
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[Russian Symbolist Painter, 1870-1960]
Aleksandr Benois Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UKArt Market:
Costume Design for a Musician in Le Pavillon d'Armide
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
View of the "Trelyazh" (Trellis) Pavilion and Fountain "Eve", Peterhof, 1918
View of the "Monplaisir" and Catherine's Block, Peterhof, 1918-22
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Tver Art Gallery, Tver, Russia (in Russian)
The 8th thumbnail on the page is by Aleksandr Benois
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish) Miscellaneous Sites:
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site
Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
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Auburn University Liberal Arts DepartmentArticles and Reference Sites:
History of Russian Painting
The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Aleksandr Benois
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)
The Magazine Antiques
Image 8 in the slideshow is The Bedroom of Czarina Maria Alexandrovna, Gatchina Palace, ca.1900