Russian graphic musician, painter, and sculptor connected with Mir iskusstva, or the World of Artwork. He had taken lessons on the Sketching School from the Culture for the Encouragement from the Arts in St. Petersburg, and visited Paris. He was honored using the Stalin Award 3 years before he passed away. His grandfather Nicholas Benois, and his uncle Leon Benois, had been both popular architects. He was honored the Stalin Award, called for Joseph Stalin.