Alexandre Benois (1881-1962)

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Costume design for 'Señor Emmo' from Merezhovsky's 'Tsarevich Aleksei'

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Alexandre Benois (1881-1962)
Costume design for 'Señor Emmo' from Merezhovsky's 'Tsarevich Aleksei'
signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Aleksandr Benua/1919' (lower right), inscribed in Russian 'Señor Emmo' (upper right)
pencil, brush, black ink and watercolour on paper
12½ x 9 in. (31.7 x 22.8 cm.)
There is a drawing of peasants carrying parcels on the verso.