MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 1 December 2011

1 December 2011

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Bassin de Neptune, Versailles

403. BENOIS, ALEXANDER (1870-1960)

Bassin de Neptune, Versailles, signed and inscribed with a dedication.

Pencil and watercolour, heightened with white, on laid paper, laid on cardboard, 30.5 by 43 cm.
15,000-20,000 GBP

Probably executed in France in 1906.

Provenance: Important private collection, Germany.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Silaev.

Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.