Photo by P. Zhukov, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1905-1911 (possibly, 1907) 21.3 х 28.4 cm Albert Nikolaevich BENOIS (1852 —1936, Paris) was an artist, architect, and professor of watercolor in the Russian Academy of Art. Since 1895, he was custodian of the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, and since 1903, a co-editor of the popular art periodical "Mir Isskusstva". After the communist revolution, he moved to Paris and in 1926 was elected member to Paris Académie des Beaux-Arts. C0003 BENOIS, A. N. (Бенуа А.Н.)