Alexander Benois, Stage Design, probably for 'Queen of Spades', Mariinsky Theatre, around 1921 (to be confirmed as a result of further research)
Lot 65*
Alexandre Benois (Russian, 1870-1960) Stage design for the 'Idiot' by F. Dostoevskii
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 17,000 - 25,000
Auction Details
Alexandre Benois (Russian, 1870-1960) Stage design for 'Idiot' by F. Dostoevskii
Lot Details
Alexandre Benois (Russian, 1870-1960)
Stage design for the 'Idiot' by F. Dostoevskii
signed in Latin, dated '1925' and numbered 'N 33' on reverse, further inscribed in French 'Idiot/ Act 1/ Boudoir of Nastassya Filipova', with additional partially readable inscription of title of the play, character's name and details of the performance
watercolour and ink on paper partially laid on card
25 x 40cm (9 13/16 x 15 3/4in).

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  • PROVENANCE:
    Collection of William and Joan Lerner, theatre and classical music lovers and art connoisseurs, New York; acquired before 1987
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