Luc Benoist

Luc Benoist (1893–1980) was a French essayist known as his pen name, Luc-Benoist. He published many books about the art history. He is interested in the spirituality and symbolism.

BiographyEdit

He became assistant of Palace of Versailles and curator of French Museum and Fine Arts Museum of Nantes (French: Musée des beaux-arts de Nantes) (1947-1959).

PublicationsEdit

  • The romantic Sculpture, Paris, La Renaissance du Livre, 1928, .
  • Versailles and the monarchy, Paris, Editions of Cluny, 1947.
  • "Michel-Ange", Lausanne, La Guilde du Livre, 1943.
  • "Georges de La Tour et les caravagesques au Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes", La Revue française, 1961.
  • "L'ésotérisme", Paris, PUF, Collection "Que sais-je", 1963.