7 June 2017 Russian Art Auctions

7 Jun 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Park in Versailles

§ 146. BENOIS, ALEXANDER (1870-1960)

Park in Versailles, signed, inscribed “Versailles” and in Cyrillic “6 ch. vechera” and dated twice, once “19/ IX 1924”.

Pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper, 31.5 by 50 cm.
5,000-7,000 GBP


Provenance: Estate of the artist, Paris.
Collection of Nicola Benois (1901–1988), the artist’s son, Milan.
Thence by descent.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Collection of Julian Barran Ltd, London.


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