Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

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Two illustrations for The Bronze Horseman: St Petersburg flooded; and By the monument in the moonlight

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
Two illustrations for The Bronze Horseman: St Petersburg flooded; and By the monument in the moonlight
the first signed in pencil and dated in ink 'A Benois 1928.' (lower right); the second signed and dated 'Alexandre Benois 1916' (lower left); further signed in Cyrillic and inscribed in Russian 'Aleksandr Benua/Dedicated to D. S. Merezhkovskii/Kapsel' (lower edge, in the plate); with inscription from Alexandre Djanchieff 'voir le Chevalier d'Airain de Pouchkine/Dessin reproduit' (on the reverse)
the first pencil, ink and watercolour on paper; the second a lithograph
the first 9 x 13¾ in. (22.9 x 34.9 cm.); the second 9¼ x 9¾ in. (23.7 x 24.6 cm.)