11 June 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 5,000
Alexandre Benois (1881-1962)
Costume design for 'Les flocons de neige' from 'The Nutcracker'
signed 'Alexandre Benois' (lower right), numbered and inscribed 'N58.'Les Flocons de Neige'' (upper right) and inscribed extensively in French and Russian (overall)
pencil, pen, brush, black ink, watercolour, gouache and silver paint on paper
14½ x 10½ in. (36.8 x 26.8 cm.)
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There is a drawing of the bracelet for this costume on the reverse.
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