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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

Costume design for 'Giselle': Vaslav Nijinsky as Comte Albrecht

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
Costume design for 'Giselle': Vaslav Nijinsky as Comte Albrecht
signed 'Alexandre Benois' (lower right), inscribed with production details and dated '1910' (upper left and right); further signed, inscribed with production details and numbered 'N77/Alexandre Benois' (on the reverse)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with white, on paper
14 ¾ x 10 5/8 in. (37.5 x 27 cm.)
Provenance
with Arthur Tooth & Sons, London (label on the reverse of the backboard).
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Alexandre Benois, London, 1937, listed p. [7], no. 8.
Exhibition catalogue, Ballets Russes de Diaghilew 1909 à 1929, Paris, 1939, listed p. 17, no. 100.
Exhibition catalogue, The Diaghilev exhibition, Edinburgh, 1954, listed p. 16, no. 26.
Exhibition catalogue, The Diaghilev exhibition from the Edinburgh Festival, 1954, London, 1954, listed p. 16, no. 30.
Exhibited
London, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Alexandre Benois, 24 June-17 July 1937, no. 8.
Paris, Palais du Louvre, Ballets Russes de Diaghilew 1909 à 1929, March-June 1939, no. 100.
Edinburgh, The Edinburgh Festival, College of Art, The Diaghilev exhibition, 1954, no. 26 (label on the reverse of the backboard).
London, Forbes House, The Diaghilev exhibition from the Edinburgh festival, 1954, 1954, no. 30.
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

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