Alexandre Benois

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Alexandre Benois
1870-1960.
Costume Design
1938
Watercolor and pen and black ink, over pencil, on paper.
14 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches (363 x 262 mm), irregular
Gift of Charles Ryskamp in memory of Mrs. Werner Abegg.
2001.4
Inscription: 
Signed at lower left, "Alexandre Benois"; inscribed at upper left, in pencil, "Casse Noisette/ Scala 1938/ N.8"; at upper left, "Der Pathe/ Drosselemeyer/ (Obajarhat)"; inscribed variously around figure, "Faille/ reps de soie / cirulea/ satin".
Provenance: 
Charles Ryskamp, Princeton.
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