Alexandre Benois

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Alexandre Benois
1870-1960.
Argon's House for Molière's "Le Malade Imaginaire," Act I
1911
Pencil, watercolor, and gouache on paper, laid down on board.
17 3/8 x 26 5/8 inches (436 x 676 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Donald M. Oenslager, 1982.
1982.75:76
Inscription: 
Signed in Russian and dated at lower right, "1911."
Provenance: 
Sale, New York, Sotheby's Parke-Bernet, 6 May 1970, lot 112; Donald M. Oenslager.
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Presented at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1912 for Stanislavsky's production of Molière's play.

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