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Alexandre N. Benois (Russian, 1870-1960)
Alexandre N. Benois (Russian, 1870-1960)

Design 56, Hussard de la cour

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Alexandre N. Benois (Russian, 1870-1960)
Design 56, Hussard de la cour
signed and dated 'Alexandre/Benois/1927' (lower right); inscribed with fabric annotations in the artist's hand (throughout)
pencil, watercolour and bodycolour
10.5 x 6.5 in. (26.7 x 16.7 cm)

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This costume design is for the ballet Le Coq d'Or' by Rimsky-Korsakov, with a libretto after Aleksandr Pushkin revised by Benois.
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