26 November 2008,
Price realised GBP 6,875
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
Albert Benois (1852-1936)
A lighthouse from a beach; and A snow-covered tree
the first signed in Cyrillic 'A. N. Benua' (lower left), inscribed in Russian '6 May 1930.' (lower right); the second signed 'Albert Benois.' (lower right), inscribed and dated '1934. Paris.' (lower left)
both pencil and watercolour on paper
7 1/8 x 10 in. (18.2 x 25.4 cm.); 8 5/8 x 5 7/8 in. (22 x 14.7 cm) (2)
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Camilla Benois, daughter of the artist.
By descent to the present owner.
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