Aleksandr Benua – Russian painter.
Bath house of Markiza (1906).
|Type||Pictorial Post card|
|Artist||Aleksandr Benua (May 3, 1870 – February 9, 1960) was born into the family of a celebrated architect and since his childhood revered art. He did not receive academic artistic training, though, opting instead to study law at St. Petersburg University (1890-1894). At the same time he studied art history by himself and took lessons in drawing and painting.
Benua began as a landscape artist, painting views of St. Petersburg and surrounding areas.
|Approx. Size||5.8X4.1 inches (15X10.5 cm)|
|Published by||„Izobrazitelnoe Iskusstvo“ Publisher, Moscow, 1982|