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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 113

    Alexandre N. Benois (1870-1960)

    Stage design for Giselle: Act I, A rustic village on the Rhine

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Alexandre N. Benois (1870-1960)
    Stage design for Giselle: Act I, A rustic village on the Rhine
    signed and dated 'Alexandre Benois XII 1948' (lower left); dated again '11 XII 48' (lower right)
    watercolour and gouache on paper
    18 7/8 x 23 5/8 in. (48 x 60 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Collection of J. Carr Doughty.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Diaghilev: An exhibition of costume and set designs chiefly for Diaghilev's Ballets, drawn from the collection of John Carr Doughty, London, 1967.


    Exhibited

    Plymouth, City Museum & Art Gallery and Birkenhead, Williamson Art Gallery and elsewhere, Diaghilev: An exhibition of costume and set designs chiefly for Diaghilev's Ballets, drawn from the collection of John Carr Doughty, 1967, no. 7.