Important European Collection of Russian Art, plus Other Properties

30 May 2020

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Versailles. Statue of L'Afrique

*§ 102. BENOIS, ALEXANDER (1870–1960)

Versailles. Statue of L'Afrique, signed, also further signed, indistinctly inscribed "...du Nord...à Versailles/"L'Afrique" and dated twice "25/III/1926" on the reverse.

Pencil, pen and ink, watercolour and gouache on paper, 38 by 25 cm.
3,000–5,000 GBP

Provenance: Anonymous Sale, Sotheby's New York, 1 May 1969, lot 283.
Private collection, USA.

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