Alexander Benois - Woman on a terrace

Alexander Benois
(1870 - 1960)

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'Woman on a terrace' (1915)

Watercolour on paper 20 x 26.5 cm
Dated l.r. '10.vii. 1915'           

Inscribed in the artist's hand in French
'Akitsa parsuant les telegrammes de guerre. Terrasse superieure de la delicieuse maison de Mme Baidak a Soudak. Crimee. Ete 1915'
and in verso in Russian
Кулечка на верхней террасе дачи в Судаке. 1915.

Provanance
The Artist, Paris
Nikolai Benois, Milan
Thence by descent to Pompeo Bernadina De Cecco, second wife of the artist.
This wonderfully intimate watercolour of the artist's wife is quite unique in the work of Alexander Benois.

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