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Maker(s):Benois, Alexandre
Culture:Russian (1870 - 1960)
Title:The Curate from Don Quixote
Date Made:1932
Type:Painting
Materials:Gouache and ink over pencil on medium weight off white watermarked laid paper
Measurements:Sheet: 18 x 11 in.; 45.7 x 27.9 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2001.275
Credit Line:Gift of Thomas P. Whitney (Class of 1937)
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Label Text:
Inscriptions
Upper left, graphite: Don / Quichotte
Upper right, graphite: Le Curé / (fut supprimé)
Lower right, graphite: Alexandre / Benois / 1932

This is a costume design for Georg Wilhelm Pabst's Film "Adventures of Don Quixote" (1933), starring Russian singer Feodor Chaliapin. The note in parentheses "fut supprimé" indicates that it wasn't executed.

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