Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

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Two costume designs for Sleeping Beauty: Seigneurs à la Cane; and Dames de Palais

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
Two costume designs for Sleeping Beauty: Seigneurs à la Cane; and Dames de Palais
the first signed with artist's initials 'AB.' (centre right); the second signed with artist's initials and dated 'AB/1953' (centre left)
the first pencil, ink and watercolour, heightened with silver on paper; the second pencil, ink and watercolour, heightened with gold and silver on paper
the first 9 3/8 x 6 3/8 in. (23.8 x 16.3 cm.); the second 9 3/8 x 6 5/8 in. (23.8 x 16.6 cm.) (2)