Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Benois Alexander Nikolaevich (1870, St. Petersburg – 1960, Paris).

Russian painter, performance artist, historian and art critic, founder of the World of Art association. Son of a famous architect N.L. Benua. Studied at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts (1887). During his frequent trips to France created a large tragical and grotesque watercolor series "Last promenades of Ludwig XIV (1897-1898), which brought him glory of the man who sings Versailles. Author of the History of Russian Art in the 19 century (1092), Russian Art School (10 books, 1904-1906) and the Art History of All Times and Cultures (4 books, 1912-1917; publication not completed). Founded and edited a magazine "Art Treasures of Russia" (1901-1903), much collaborated with magazines "Old Years", "Moscow Weekly" and newspapers "The Word" and "The Speech". During 1909-1911 acted as art director of "Russian Seasons". Collaborated with theatres in many countries, including the Paris Opera (1927-1934) and a Milan theatre "La Scala" (1947-1956). His artworks can be found in the State Tretyakov Gallery and the State Russian Museum.

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Russian Graphic Arts

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Архитектурный рисунок интерьера. Дворец.
№ 27 Архитектурный рисунок интерьера. Дворец.

Architectural drawing of the interior. Palace.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – The first half of ХХ century.
Size – 24х32.
Technique – Pencil on paper.

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Архитектурный рисунок интерьера.
№ 92 Архитектурный рисунок интерьера.

Architectural drawing of the interior.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – The first half of ХХ century.
Size – 31,5х47,3.
Technique – Watercolor on paper.

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Архитектурный рисунок интерьера. Художник в музее.
№ 187 Архитектурный рисунок интерьера. Художник в музее.

Architectural drawing of the interior. Artist in the museum.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – The first half of ХХ century.
Size – 24х32.
Technique – Pencil on paper.

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Theatrical graphic arts

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Акробат. Эскиз костюма к
№ 4 Акробат. Эскиз костюма к

Acrobat. Sketch of the costume for "The Bourgeois in the Nobility".

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Size – 29,8х22,2.
Technique – Watercolor and pencil on paper

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Нижинский В.Ф. Эскиз к балету
№ 6 Нижинский В.Ф. Эскиз к балету

Nizhinskiy V.F. Sketch for the ballet "Parsley".

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – The first half of the twentieth century.
Size – 24х29.
Technique – Paper, ink, pen.

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Акробат. Эскиз костюма к постановке
№ 7 Акробат. Эскиз костюма к постановке

Acrobat. Costume design for a production of "The Bourgeois Gentleman."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – 1932.
Size – 29,8х22,2.
Technique – Mix media on paper.

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Акробат. Эскиз костюма к постановке
№ 8 Акробат. Эскиз костюма к постановке

Acrobat. Costume design for a production of "The Bourgeois Gentleman."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – 1932.
Size – 27,3х20
Technique – Mix media on paper.

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Эскиз костюма к постановке
№ 12 Эскиз костюма к постановке

Costume design for the production "Les Noces de Psyche": A doctor accompanying Minerva.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – 1928.
Size – 22,2х14,6.
Technique – Pencil, ink and watercolor, heightened with gouache, silver and gold, on paper.

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Эскиз костюма к театральный постановке
№ 15 Эскиз костюма к театральный постановке

Costume design for the theater production of "Bolero."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – First third of XX century.
Size – 19х11,5.
Technique – Pencil on paper.

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Эскиз к театральной постановке
№ 16 Эскиз к театральной постановке

Sketch for the theatrical production "Petrushka".

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – The first half of the twentieth century.
Size – 22х15.
Technique – Mixed media on paper.

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Цыганки. Эскиз к театральной постановке
№ 17 Цыганки. Эскиз к театральной постановке

Gipsy girls. Sketch for the theatrical production "Petrushka".

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – The first half of the twentieth century.
Size – 22х15.
Technique – Mixed media on paper.

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Аист. Эскиз к театральной постановке
№ 18 Аист. Эскиз к театральной постановке

Stork. A sketch for the theatrical production of "Petrushka".

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – The first half of the twentieth century.
Size – 23х15.
Technique – Mixed media on paper.

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Мужчина в пальто в полоску. Эскиз костюма к
№ 19 Мужчина в пальто в полоску. Эскиз костюма к

A man in a striped coat. Sketch of the costume for "Queen of Spades".

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Size – 27,3х19,1.
Technique – Mixed media on paper.

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Эскиз костюма  к постановке
№ 21 Эскиз костюма  к постановке

Costume design for the production "Sleeping Beauty": The fairy Lilac".

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – 1953.
Size – 24,5х15,9.
Technique – Pencil on paper.

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Эскиз костюмов к постановке балета
№ 22 Эскиз костюмов к постановке балета

Costume design for the ballet "Bolero."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – 1928.
Size – 22х16.
Technique – Pencil on paper.

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Придворная. Эскиз костюма к
№ 28 Придворная. Эскиз костюма к

The court. Sketch of the costume for the "Sleeping Beauty".

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Size – 24,3х14,7.
Technique – Watercolour, mixed media on paper.

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Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 29 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for the theater production of "Bolero."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – The first third of the XX century.
Size – 22х16,6.
Technique – Pencil on paper.

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150 000 rub.

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Эскиз костюма  к постановке
№ 30 Эскиз костюма  к постановке

Costume design for the production "Les Noces de Psyche": Minerva.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – 1928.
Size – 22,5х5х15,2.
Technique – Pencil, ink and watercolor, heightened with gouache, silver and gold, on paper.

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Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 32 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for the theater production of "Bolero."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – The first third of the XX century.
Size – 22х17.
Technique – Pencil on paper.

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Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 36 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for the theater production of "Bolero."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – The first third of the XX century.
Size – 22х16,6.
Technique – Pencil on paper.

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Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 37 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for the theater production of "Bolero."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – The first third of the XX century.
Size – 24х31,6.
Technique – Pencil on paper.

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Вальсирующая танцовщица с гирляндами.  Эскиз костюма к
№ 244 Вальсирующая танцовщица с гирляндами.  Эскиз костюма к

Waltzing dancer with garlands. Costume design for the "Sleeping Beauty."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – 1953.
Size – 24,5х15,9.
Technique – Mixed media on paper.

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Паж.  Эскиз костюма к
№ 245 Паж.  Эскиз костюма к

Page. Costume design for the "Sleeping Beauty."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – The first third of the XX century.
Size – 24,4х15,6.
Technique – Mixed media on paper.

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Рисунок занавеса к Турандот.
№ 246 Рисунок занавеса к Турандот.

Figure curtain Turandot.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year – The first third of the XX century.
Size – 42,5х21,5.
Technique – Mixed media on paper.

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Auctions:

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Эскиз костюма к постановке
№ 1 Эскиз костюма к постановке

Costume design for the production "Les Noces de Psyche": A doctor accompanying Minerva.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1928.
Technique: Pencil, ink and watercolor, heightened with gouache, silver and gold, on paper.
Size: 22,2х14,6.

Auction № 125
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
27 October 2011

Valued price
100000-150000 rub.
100000-150000 rub.
Эскиз костюма  к постановке
№ 2 Эскиз костюма  к постановке

Costume design for the production "Sleeping Beauty": The fairy Lilac".

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1953.
Technique: Pencil on paper.
Size: 24,5х15,9.

Auction № 125
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
27 October 2011

Valued price
60000-100000 rub.
60000-100000 rub.
Эскиз костюма  к постановке
№ 3 Эскиз костюма  к постановке

Costume design for the production "Les Noces de Psyche": Minerva.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1928.
Technique: Pencil, ink and watercolor, heightened with gouache, silver and gold, on paper.
Size: 22,5х5х15,2.

Auction № 125
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
27 October 2011

Valued price
60000-100000 rub.
60000-100000 rub.
Эскиз театрального костюма.
№ 4 Эскиз театрального костюма.

Sketch of a theatrical costume.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1921.
Technique: Mixed media on paper.
Size: 40х30.

Auction № 116
Russian and Western European art of 18-20th centuries
02 November 2010

Valued price
100000-150000 rub.
100000-150000 rub.
Эскиз костюма к опере
№ 4 Эскиз костюма к опере

Costume design for the opera: "The Queen of Spades": Polina.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1920s.
Technique: Pencil, ink and watercolor on paper.
Size: 27,3х19,1.

Auction № 125
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
27 October 2011

Valued price
60000-100000 rub.
60000-100000 rub.
Архитектурный рисунок интерьера. Дворец.
№ 4 Архитектурный рисунок интерьера. Дворец.

The architectural studies of interiors. Palace.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1-st half of XX century.
Technique: Pencil on paper.
Size: 24х32.

Auction № 128
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
13 March 2012

Valued price
40000-60000 rub.
40000-60000 rub.
Эскиз театрального костюма.
№ 5 Эскиз театрального костюма.

Sketch of a theatrical costume.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: Beginning of XX century.
Technique: Mixed media on paper.
Size: 44х31.

Auction № 116
Russian and Western European art of 18-20th centuries
02 November 2010

Valued price
100000-150000 rub.
100000-150000 rub.
Архитектурный рисунок интерьера. Художник в музее.
№ 5 Архитектурный рисунок интерьера. Художник в музее.

The architectural studies of interiors. The painter is in museum.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1-st half of XX century.
Technique: Pencil on paper.
Size: 24х32.

Auction № 128
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
13 March 2012

Valued price
100000-150000 rub.
100000-150000 rub.
Эскиз театрального костюма.
№ 6 Эскиз театрального костюма.

Sketch of a theatrical costume.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: Beginning of XX century.
Technique: Mixed media on paper.
Size: 44х31.

Auction № 116
Russian and Western European art of 18-20th centuries
02 November 2010

Valued price
100000-150000 rub.
100000-150000 rub.
Архитектурный рисунок интерьера.
№ 6 Архитектурный рисунок интерьера.

The architectural studies of interiors.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1-st half of XX century.
Technique: Pencil and watercolour on paper.
Size: 31,5х47,3.

Auction № 128
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
13 March 2012

Valued price
40000-60000 rub.
40000-60000 rub.
Эскиз театрального костюма.
№ 7 Эскиз театрального костюма.

Costume design.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Technique: Mixed media on paper.
Size: 44х31.

Auction № 113
Russian and Western European art of 18-20th centuries
18 May 2010

Valued price
100000-200000 rub.
100000-200000 rub.
Архитектурный рисунок интерьера.
№ 7 Архитектурный рисунок интерьера.

The architectural studies of interiors.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1-st half of XX century.
Technique: Pencil and watercolour on paper.
Size: 31,5х47,3.

Auction № 128
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
13 March 2012

Valued price
60000-90000 rub.
60000-90000 rub.
Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 7 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for the theater production of "Petrushka". Stork.n of "Petrushka".

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: The first half of the twentieth century.
Technique: Mixed media on paper.
Size: 23х15.

Auction № 142
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
23 October 2014

Valued price
150000-250000 rub.
150000-250000 rub.
Индийская танцовщица.  Эскиз костюма к постановке
№ 8 Индийская танцовщица.  Эскиз костюма к постановке

Costume design for the production "Sleeping Beauty": An Indian dancer.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1953.
Technique: Mixed media and watercolour on paper.
Size: 24х16,5

Auction № 128
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
13 March 2012

Valued price
100000-150000 rub.
100000-150000 rub.
Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 8 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for the theater production of "Petrushka". Gypsy.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: The first half of the twentieth century.
Technique: Mixed media on paper.
Size: 22х15.

Auction № 142
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
23 October 2014

Valued price
150000-250000 rub.
150000-250000 rub.
Пшеничная фея.Эскиз костюма к постановке
№ 9 Пшеничная фея.Эскиз костюма к постановке

Costume design for the production "Sleeping Beauty": The Wheat Flower Fairy.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1953.
Technique: Pencil and watercolour on paper.
Size: 24,5х15,9.

Auction № 128
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
13 March 2012

Valued price
100000-150000 rub.
100000-150000 rub.
Акробат. Эскиз костюма к постановке
№ 9 Акробат. Эскиз костюма к постановке

Acrobat. Costume design for a production of "The Bourgeois Gentleman."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1932.
Technique: Mix media on paper.
Size: 29,8х22,2.

Auction № 131
Russian and Western European art of XVIII-XX centuries
25 October 2012

Valued price
100000-150000 rub.
100000-150000 rub.
Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 9 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for the theater production of "Petrushka".

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: The first half of the twentieth century.
Technique: Mixed media on paper.
Size: 22х15.

Auction № 142
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
23 October 2014

Valued price
150000-250000 rub.
150000-250000 rub.
Вальсирующая танцовщица с гирляндами.  Эскиз костюма к постановке
№ 10 Вальсирующая танцовщица с гирляндами.  Эскиз костюма к постановке

Costume design for the production "Sleeping Beauty": A dancer in the Garland Waltz.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1953.
Technique: Mixed media on paper.
Size: 24,5х15,9.

Auction № 128
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
13 March 2012

Valued price
100000-150000 rub.
100000-150000 rub.
Акробат. Эскиз костюма к постановке
№ 10 Акробат. Эскиз костюма к постановке

Acrobat. Costume design for a production of "The Bourgeois Gentleman."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1932.
Technique: Mix media on paper.
Size: 27,3х20.

Auction № 131
Russian and Western European art of XVIII-XX centuries
25 October 2012

Valued price
100000-150000 rub.
100000-150000 rub.
Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 1 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for a theatrical production

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: Beginning of the XX century
Technique: Pencil on paper
Size: 32х24.

Auction № 145
Russian art of the 20th century
20 October 2016

Valued price
800 - 1500 $
800 - 1500 $
Ведьма. Эскиз костюма к постановке
№ 11 Ведьма. Эскиз костюма к постановке

Costume design for the production "Sleeping Beauty": The fairy Carabosse.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1957.
Technique: Mixed media and watercolour on paper.
Size: 23,6х15,8

Auction № 128
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
13 March 2012

Valued price
150000-220000 rub.
150000-220000 rub.
Паж.  Эскиз костюма к постановке
№ 11 Паж.  Эскиз костюма к постановке

Page. Costume design for a production of "Sleeping Beauty."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1953.
Technique: Mix media on paper.
Size: 24,4х15,6.

Auction № 131
Russian and Western European art of XVIII-XX centuries
25 October 2012

Valued price
60000-120000 rub.
60000-120000 rub.
Принцесса Флорисс.  Эскиз костюма к постановке
№ 12 Принцесса Флорисс.  Эскиз костюма к постановке

Princess Floriss.Costume design for a production of "The Queen of Spades."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1928.
Technique: Mix media on paper.
Size: 21х13,5.

Auction № 131
Russian and Western European art of XVIII-XX centuries
25 October 2012

Valued price
100000-120000 rub.
100000-120000 rub.
Рисунок занавеса к постановке
№ 13 Рисунок занавеса к постановке

Drawing the curtain to the production of "Turandot."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Technique: Mix media on paper.
Size: 42,5х21,5.

Auction № 131
Russian and Western European art of XVIII-XX centuries
25 October 2012

Valued price
200000-350000 rub.
200000-350000 rub.
Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 15 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for the theater production of "Bolero."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: First third of XX century.
Technique: Pencil on paper.
Size: 22х16

Auction № 136
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
24 October 2013

Valued price
50000-90000 rub.
50000-90000 rub.
Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 16 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for the theater production of "Bolero." Mister Balon.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: First third of XX century.
Technique: Pencil on paper.
Size: 22х16

Auction № 136
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
24 October 2013

Valued price
50000-90000 rub.
50000-90000 rub.
Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 17 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for the theater production of "Bolero."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: First third of XX century.
Technique: Pencil on paper.
Size: 22х17.

Auction № 136
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
24 October 2013

Valued price
50000-90000 rub.
50000-90000 rub.
Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 18 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for the theater production of "Bolero."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: First third of XX century.
Technique: Pencil on paper.
Size: 22х16,5

Auction № 136
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
24 October 2013

Valued price
50000-90000 rub.
50000-90000 rub.
Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 2 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for a theatrical production

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: Beginning of the XX century
Technique: Pencil on paper
Size: 32х24

Auction № 145
Russian art of the 20th century
20 October 2016

Valued price
800 - 1500 $
800 - 1500 $
Архитектурный рисунок.
№ 29 Архитектурный рисунок.

Architectural drawing.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1939-1940-s.
Technique: Watercolour on paper.
Size: 24х17 .

Auction № 134
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
04 April 2013

Valued price
100000-150000 rub.
100000-150000 rub.
Архитектурный рисунок.
№ 30 Архитектурный рисунок.

Architectural drawing.

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1939-1940-s.
Technique: Watercolour on paper.
Size: 30,5х22 .

Auction № 134
Russian and Western European art of 19-20th centuries
04 April 2013

Valued price
100000-150000 rub.
100000-150000 rub.
Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 3 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for a theatrical production

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: Beginning of the XX century
Technique: Pencil on paper
Size: 37х26

Auction № 145
Russian art of the 20th century
20 October 2016

Valued price
800 - 1500 $
800 - 1500 $
Эскиз декорации к спектаклю
№ 31 Эскиз декорации к спектаклю

Stage design for the play "The Imaginary Invalid."

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1912.
Technique: Mixed media on paper.
Size: 48,5х68,8.

Auction № 143
Russian art of 20th centuries
22 October 2015

Valued price
100000-145000 $
100000-145000 $
Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке
№ 4 Эскиз костюма к театральной постановке

Costume design for a theatrical production

Author: Benois Alexander Nikolaevich

Year: 1927
Technique: Pencil on paper
Size: 39х27,5

Auction № 145
Russian art of the 20th century
20 October 2016

Valued price
800 - 1500 $
800 - 1500 $

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