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Auction: Important Russian Art
was auctioned on: 25 November 2013
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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

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Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$3,221 - US$4,831
Price realised:  £11,875
ca. US$19,125
Lot number 57, Views: 55

Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
Two illustrations for The Bronze Horseman: St Petersburg flooded ; and By the monument in the moonlight
Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Two illustrations for The Bronze Horseman: St Petersburg flooded ; and By the monument in the moonlight the first signed in pencil and dated in ink 'A Benois 1928.' (lower right); the second signed and dated 'Alexandre Benois 1916' (lower left); further signed in Cyrillic and inscribed in Russian 'Aleksandr Benua/Dedicated to D. S. Merezhkovskii/Kapsel' (lower edge, in the plate); with inscription from Alexandre Djanchieff 'voir le Chevalier d'Airain de Pouchkine/Dessin reproduit' (on the reverse) the first pencil, ink and watercolour on paper; the second a lithograph the first 9 x 13¾ in. (22.9 x 34.9 cm.); the second 9¼ x 9¾ in. (23.7 x 24.6 cm.)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Russian Art
Date of the auction: 25 Nov 2013
Address: Christie's
25 November 2013, London, King Street