Three costume designs for Les Noces de Psyche: Thalic; Calliope; the Winds: and stage design for Act I


Aleksandr Nikolaevich Benua [Benois] (1870-1960)

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The costume designs with pencil captions, inscriptions and numbered '12', '16' and '27' respectively, the latter two with additional pencil drawing, the first signed and dated 'Alex. Benois 1928', the second A Benois 1927' (centre right); the stage design signed and dated 'Alexandre Benois 1.IV.1951' (lower left) and inscribed 'Les Noces de Psyche et de L'Amour I' (lower right)

pencil, black ink and watercolour, the costume designs on paper, the stage design on card the costume designs 14% x lOin. (37 x 25.5cm.) approx., the stage design 17% x 251/4in. (45.3 x 64.2cm.)