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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

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Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800
ca. US$1,942 - US$2,913
Price realised:  £2,000
ca. US$3,237
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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
A costume design for Petrouchka : La Nourrice Bleue
Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) A costume design for Petrouchka : La Nourrice Bleue signed and dated 'Alexandre/Benois/1957' (lower left); inscribed as title in Russian and English (upper left); further inscribed 'A mon cher ami Alexandre Popoff/Souvenir affectueux/Alexandre/Benois/1957' (upper centre); with inscription 'Souvenir de Reveillon du Nouvel Ans 1960/chez les Benois/1 I.1960' (lower edge) pencil, black ink, watercolour and gouache on paper 9½ x 6 1/8 in. (24 x 15.4 cm.)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art
Date of the auction: 12 Oct 2009 - 13 Oct 2009
Address: Christie's
12-13 October 2009, London, King Street