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Alexandre BENOIS

St Petersburg, Russia 1870 – Paris, France 1960

  • to Paris, France 1926

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

Primary Insc: signed l.r., pencil 'Alexander Benois'. dated l.r., pencil '1911' inscribed u.l., pencil 'Petrouch...(illeg.)/(1911)' pencil, various illegible inscriptions pencil u.r., 'Les Masques'
Dimensions: 31.8 h x 21.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.520
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet
Image rights: © Alexandre Benois/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy