Yury Mudrov, Olga Savitskaya
"The Forgotten One" from the Benois Dynasty
Special issue. SWITZERLAND–RUSSIA: ON THE CROSSROADS OF CULTURES
Five St. Petersburg museums - the Russian Museum, the Academic Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts, the St. Petersburg Museum of Theatre and Music, the Yelaginoostrovsky Palace-Museum and the Russian Ethnography Museum - were exhibiting the works of Alexander Benois di Stetto (1896-1979). His works, never before shown in Russia, reaffirmed the reputation of the illustrious family of artists as the most significant, and artistically most prolific and versatile dynasty of its time.