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Aleksandr Nikolaevich Benua [Benois] (1870-1960)
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Aleksandr Nikolaevich Benua [Benois] (1870-1960)

La Baignade à Peterhof

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Aleksandr Nikolaevich Benua [Benois] (1870-1960)
La Baignade à Peterhof
signed and dated 'Alexandre Benois Novembre 1942' (lower left); inscribed 'Alexandre Benois/"La Baignade à Péterhof"/Illustration pour le poëme historique/"Grégoire Orlov/par Alexandre Popov, Paris, 1947.' (on the backboard)
pencil, watercolour and black ink, heightened with gouache, on paper
13½ x 17 in. (34.3 x 43.2 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Geneva, 15 November 1994, lot 419.
Literature
A. Popov, Grigorii Orlov - Istoricheskaia poema, Paris, 1946, p. 55, illustrated.
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