Nadia Benois (Russian, 1896-1975)
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Nadia Benois (Russian, 1896-1975)

Lady into Fox

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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.)
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.
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Lot Essay

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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