Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

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Set design for Giselle: Act I, A rustic village on the Rhine

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
Set design for Giselle: Act I, A rustic village on the Rhine
signed, inscribed and dated 'Alexandre Benois XII 1948/Giselle/[..] (lower left), further signed and inscribed 'à nos bien chers amis les Cremer/souvenir affectueux d'Alexandre Benois.' (lower right); further signed, inscribed and dated 'Alexandre Benois XII 1948/Décor du 1er acte/de Giselle/pour l'Opera de Paris' (on the reverse)
pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache on paper

16 x 22½ in. (40.6 x 57.1 cm)