Lobanov-Rostov Nikita Dmitrievich (born 1935) - patron, Banker, Honorary member of the Russian Academy of arts, honorary doctor of the St. Petersburg Academy of arts, Full member of the Peter Academy of Sciences and arts. Outstanding collector, collector of theatrical and decorative Russian art of the 1st third of the XX century (in particular, sketches for the "Russian seasons"). Advisor to the auction house "Christie's", "Sotheby's", which every 2-3 years evaluates his collection. Member of the Board of Directors of the Association of the Theater Museum in London and a life member of the Union of Philanthropists of the Metropolitan Museum in New York.

  He donated works of art from his collection to the Museum of personal collections at the Museum. Pushkin, the Museum of Marina Tsvetaeva, Rostov Museum, the House of Russian abroad in Moscow and others. He put forward the idea of creating "A national portrait gallery" in Russia. For the public, charitable activity it is noted by many awards, awards. He was awarded Russian citizenship by the decision of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev for outstanding services to the Fatherland.

Portrait on the background

of Lobanov-Rostov collection

N.D. Lobanov-Rostovsky in his office

N. Lobanov at the presentation in the Theater Museum of A.A. Bakhrushin







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