Two costume designs for Les Noces de Psych: Thalie; Calliope

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Aleksandr Nikolaevich Benua [Benois] (1870-1960)

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Aleksandr Nikolaevich Benua [Benois] (1870-1960)

Two costume designs for Les Noces de Psych: Thalie; Calliope

both signed 'A Benois', the first dated '1928', the second '1927' (centre right), both with captions (upper left), and numbered '12' and '16' (upper right), the second with additional pencil drawing (lower right), the reverse of the first inscribed 'Les Noces de Psych et de l'Amour Pour Ida Rubinstein (Opra 1928)'

pencil, black ink and watercolour on paper

both 14.5/8 x 10in. (37 x 25.5cm.) (2)