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    Sale 5126

    British, Continental & Russian Pictures

    31 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1285

    Nadia Benois (Russian, 1896-1975)

    Lady into Fox

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Nadia Benois (Russian, 1896-1975)
    Lady into Fox
    signed and inscribed ''Lady into Fox'/Nadia Benois' (lower right)
    watercolour and bodycolour
    11¾ x 10¼ in. (29.8 x 26 in.)


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    The present work depicts the Ballerina Sally Gilmour in a performance of the Lady into Fox with the Ballet Rambert in 1939.

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    Literature

    G.Amberg, Art in Modern Ballet, illustrated p.181.
    C.W.Beaumont, Ballet Design, Past and Present, illustrated p.207.


    Exhibited

    London, National Gallery, 1943/44.
    London, Arts Council Tour, 1952.
    London, Burlington Galleries, 1953.