Alexandre BENOIS

St Petersburg, Russia 1870 – Paris, France 1960

  • to Paris, France 1926

Costume design for a merchant c.1920
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Petrouchka [Petrushka]
Creation Notes: First performed 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: drawings, costume designs, watercolour, pen and ink, pencil on paper Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed l.r., pencil 'A.B.'. dated u.l., pencil '1911' inscribed u.l., pencil 'Petrouch..(illeg.)/(1911)' pencil, various illegible inscriptions pencil u.r., 'Merchant'
Dimensions: 32.0 h x 21.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.517
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet
Image rights: © Alexandre Benois/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy