Alexandre Benois (1881-1962)

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Petrouchka - Design for a bookplate for Cecil Hopkinson

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Alexandre Benois (1881-1962)
Petrouchka - Design for a bookplate for Cecil Hopkinson
with printed signature and date 'Alexandre Benois 1955' (lower right), inscribed extensively 'NB il faut que le/trait reste visible/Les couleurs doivent être/transparentes' (above and below the image)
watercolour on a printed base
6¼ x 4½ in. (16 x 11.5 cm.)
With two further proofs for the bookplate, in a common mount.