25 - 28 November 2012 Russian Art Auctions

25 November 2012

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Set Design for Carlo Goldoni's Play "Servant of Two Masters"

§ 328. BENOIS, ALEXANDER (1870–1960)

Set Design for Carlo Goldoni's Play "Servant of Two Masters", signed and dated 1920.

Pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache on paper, 35 by 53.5 cm.
15,000–20,000 GBP

Provenance: Important private collection, Germany.

Literature: M. Etkind, Aleksandr Nikolaevich Benua 1870-1960, Leningrad, Iskusstvo, 1965, No. 75, illustrated in black and white.

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