Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

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Costume design for Sleeping Beauty: Lilac fairy

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
Costume design for Sleeping Beauty: Lilac fairy
signed with initials and dated 'AB./1953' (lower left), inscribed 'La Belle au Bois dormant (upper left), further inscribed 'Lile/La Fée de/lilas (upper right), inscribed with costume notes overall
pencil and watercolour, heightened with white and gold, on paper
9.3/8 x 6.5/8 in. (23.6 x 16.8 cm.)
and two other works on paper by the same artist: Aurora's musician and A court attendant; both unframed