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Maker(s):Benois, Alexandre
Culture:Russian (1870-1960)
Title:The Moscow Kremlin
Date Made:June 1937
Type:Drawing
Materials:Watercolor over pencil on laid paper
Measurements:Sheet: 9 5/16 x 12 1/8 in.; 23.7 x 30.8 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2001.408
Credit Line:Gift of Thomas P. Whitney (Class of 1937)
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Label Text:
Inscriptions
Lower margin, graphite: left: Alexandre Benois; right: VI 1937. / [Cyrillic] dlia Detardiana [?] [for Detardian]
On removed backing, graphite: [Cyrillic] S Ä—togo nabroska sdelana bol'shaia / akvarel' podnesennaia (ne pomniu kem, kto / zakazyval) Detardianu [?] po-povodu ego / kakogo-to iubilei; Iiun' 1937 [A large watercolor made after this sketch has been given (I don't remember by whom, who commissioned) to Detardian [?] on the occasion of one of his anniversaries; June 1937]

Tags:
rivers; politics; cities; built environments

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