26 November 2008
Albert Benois (1852-1936)
An arched bough in a garden; and Benches overlooking the coast
the first signed and inscribed indistinctly 'A. Benois. ...' (lower right); the second signed and dated 'A. Benois 1920' (lower right)
both pencil and watercolour on paper
5½ x 8¼ in. (14 x 21 cm.); 8 1/8 x 10 3/8 in. (20.7 x 26.5 cm.) (2)
Camilla Benois, daughter of the artist.
By descent to the present owner.
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