Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

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Two costume designs for Sleeping Beauty: The Wheat Flower Fairy; and A dancer in the Garland Waltz

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
Two costume designs for Sleeping Beauty: The Wheat Flower Fairy; and A dancer in the Garland Waltz
the first signed and dated 'Alexandre Benois/1953' (centre left), inscribed 'La Bella Addormentata/Ième tableau' (upper left), inscribed and numbered 'Les Fées, b./La Fée fleur de/ferme/a)' (upper right); the second signed and dated 'Alexandre Benois/1953' (centre left), inscribed 'La Bella Addormentata/IIème tableau' (upper left), inscribed and numbered '49e/La/Grande/Valse/(Ecole de/danse)' (upper right)
pencil and watercolour, the first heightened with gold, on paper
9 5/8 x 6¼ in. (24.5 x 15.9 cm.) (2)