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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 30,000-Rs 40,000 ( $395-$530 )

Abode of Light

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

pp. 176 + colour frontispiece + 1 colour and 22 monochrome plates tipped in across the text; paper-covered boards with title printed on cover and cloth spine
9.75 x 7.5 in (24.5 x 19 cm)

The last book by the great painter, traveler and mystic, published 6 months before his death.

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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