Unknown Nicholas Roerich to be Displayed in Moscow

An art exhibition of Nicholas Roerich’s works from private collections opens in the International Roerich Centre in Moscow. 

Kiss the Earth - Nicholas Roerich. 

Altogether the exposition presents about 60 works by the outstanding Russian artist; most of them are displayed in Russia for the first time.

The exposition includes an authentic collection of sketches of scenery and costumes for works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodino, Wagner, and Stravinsky. Other sketches and etudes have been found also. 

Nicholas Roerich created more than seven thousand canvasses. Besides, he was into science, philosophy, journalism, and archeology, was a traveler and an outstanding public figure. 

The exhibition is open for visitors from October 14 to December 9, 2012.


Mstislav's duel with Rededia - Nicholas Roerich, 1943

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