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NICHOLAS ROERICH (1874 - 1947)


Nicholas Roerich was born in St Petersburg in 1874. He was more than an artist – he was also a writer, humanist and philosopher. Scandinavian by descent, he received his training at the..... 

Estimate: Rs 25,000-Rs 30,000 ( $345-$415 )

Himalayas: Abode of Light

Nicholas Roerich, Himalayas: Abode of Light, London: Nalanda Publications David Marlowe Ltd., 1947

180 pages profusely illustrated with 23 plates + frontispiece, most plates mounted; original paper backed boards
9.75 x 7.5 x 0.75 in (24.5 x 19 x 2 cm)

Nicholas Roerich also known as Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh - was a Russian painter, writer, philosopher & public figure. Born in St. Petersburg to the family of a well-to-do notary public, he lived around the world until his death in India. Trained as an artist, his interests lay in literature, philosophy and especially art. Roerich was a dedicated activist for the cause of preserving art and architecture in times of war. He earned several nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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