MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 27-30 May 2012

27 May 2012

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Two Set Designs for “Sadko”

§ 199. BENOIS, NICOLAI (1901-1988)

Two Set Designs for “Sadko”, each signed and dated 1937, each also further titled, inscribed in Cyrilic “La Scala” and dated on the mount.

Ink, charcoal, crayon, gouache and oil on paper, each measuring 24 by 31.5 cm.
10,000–15,000 GBP

Provenance: Anonymous sale; Ballet and Theatre Material, Sotheby’s London, 4 March 1982, Lots 58 and 59.
Acquired at the above sale by the previous owner.
Private collection, UK.

Two Set Designs for “Sadko”

Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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