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

Costume design for Sadko, the Bliny-seller

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Aleksandr Nikolaevich Benua [Benois] (1870-1960)
Costume design for Sadko, the Bliny-seller
inscribed in pencil 'N67 Sadko (Rome)' (upper left), 'Vendeur de Blinys' (upper right) and signed 'A Benois' (lower right)
pencil, black ink and watercolour on paper
11.7/8 x 8.7/8in. (30 x 22.6cm.)

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The opera Sadko by N.A. Rimskii-Korsakov was staged at the Theâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris in 1930.
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