Publishing house "Agni" (Samara), Nicholas Roerich Museum (New York), Gallery 'Academy of Arts' (Moscow) launched the first volume of a unique publication dedicated to the works of Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947): a public figure, traveler, educator, an outstanding Russian artist, philosopher, poet, scientist, archaeologist and author of the International Covenant for the Protection of Cultural Property. In the album of Nicholas Roerich includes more than 700 best works of the master. First published an illustrated catalog, it is reasonable to work of Nicholas Roerich as of Russian and foreign museums, including private collections. This fact is of particular importance, because several thousand works by the artist in over 30 countries worldwide. Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947): writer, theater artist, a Russian painter, scholar, traveler, social activist. An unsurpassed master of the mountains. Studied drawing at the MO Mikeshina (1881-1893), studied at the studio of F.
Cormon in Paris (1900-1901), the AIKuindzhi, at the Faculty of St. Petersburg University (1893-1898), the Academy of Fine Arts (1893-1897). Academician of painting from 1909. Roerich created over 7,000 paintings, united in thematic cycles and series. As a theater artist, he participated in Diaghilev's famous "Russian Seasons" in Paris. Roerich was engaged in creative writing: writing poetry, parables and tales. Many of them are a kind of literary parallels his paintings. Last great album and catalog Roerich published in the USSR 30 years ago and have become a rarity. This publication we hope to fill this gap and provide bilingual volume academic edition, corresponding to modern international printing standards. The preparation of the album and catalog were involved in known Russian art-rerihovedy. The experience of long-term cooperation with leading Russian and foreign museums – the owners of works of masters, among them State Russian Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, International Centre-Museum Nicholas Roerich, The State Museum of Oriental Art, National Art Museum of Latvia in Riga, public and private galleries, museums and collectors in Europe, Russia, U.S., India, Mongolia, allows you to collect, summarize and present the art of Nicholas Roerich in the most complete form.