• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5810

    Russian Art

    3 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 13

    Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

    Costume design for 'Le Pavillon d'Armide': Clown

    Price Realised  

    Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
    Costume design for 'Le Pavillon d'Armide': Clown
    inscribed in Russian with costume notes
    pencil, ink and gouache, heightened with white and gold, on paper
    13½ x 9½ in. (34 x 24 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 13 June 1967, lot 68.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE


    Exhibited

    Strasbourg, Musées de Strasbourg, Ancienne Douanne, Les Ballets Russes de Serge de Diaghilev, 15 May-15 September 1969.