London, South Kensington
3 December 2009
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE
Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
Costume design for 'Petrouchka': Nursemaid with a pink Kokoshnik
signed and dated 'Alexandre Benois/1957' (lower left), inscribed 'Pétrouchka' (upper left), numbered 'N16' (upper right), further inscribed with costume notes
pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache on paper
9½ x 6 in. (24 x 15.5 cm.)
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, London as 'Nourrice à casque rose', no. C2589.
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This design was executed for the production of Petrouchka in Vienna in 1957.
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