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Nicholas Roerich


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Name
Nicholas Roerich
Birth Year
1874
Death Year
1947
Country
Russia
Movement
Symbolism

Nicholas Roerich Biography

Roerich was born on October 9, 1874, in St. Petersburg, then the capital of the Russian Empire, into the family of a notary. His father, Konstantin (Constantine) Fedorovich Roerich, came from Swedish nobility that had settled in Russia some time in the mid-1700s. His mother, Maria Vasilievna, was descended from the prosperous Kalashnikov merchant clan. The Roerichs were well-educated and associated with many notable intellectuals of the period, including the chemist Dmitri Mendeleev, historians


Nicholas Roerich 163 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Nicholas Roerich Bibliography

Messenger of Beauty: The Life and Visionary Art of Nicholas Roerich by Jacqueline Decter. Park Street Press, 1997.

Nicholas and Helena Roerich: The Spiritual Journey of Two Great Artists and Peacemakers by Ruth Abrams Drayer. Quest Books, 2007.

Nicholas Roerich by Manju Kak. Niyogi Books Pvt. Ltd, 2013.