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Maker(s):Benois, Alexandre
Culture:Russian (1870-1960)
Title:Versailles
Date Made:1928
Type:Drawing
Materials:Watercolor, gouache and graphite on medium weight wove paper
Measurements:Mat: 10 7/8 x 13 17/32 in.; 27.6 x 34.4 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2001.414
Credit Line:Gift of Thomas P. Whitney (Class of 1937)
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Label Text:
Inscriptions
Lower margin, graphite: left: Alexandre Benois; right: 26. VIII. 1928 [3?]
Lower right, graphite: Après avoir diné au Chateau [?] ... Anitza, … , Helène, … / Après avoir diné au Chateau [?] … Anitza, Helène, ...; in graphite at upper left center: après jours [?]; jardin de l'est; ...diné;
Signed and dated on verso: 35 [graphite] / Alexandre Benois [brown ink]; 1928 [3?]. [graphite]
Verso, graphite, brown ink: Versailles La "venus accroupie" [brown ink] du parterre du Nord [graphite]

Tags:
sculpture; sunshine; architecture; gardens

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