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NIKOLAI ALEXANDROVICH BENOIS (1901-1988) "Aida. Act I, Scene II, Variant." Set design for the 1938 stage performance of Giuseppe Verdi's opera at Teatro alla Scala, Milan. Tempera, ink, and watercolor on paper. 204x310 mm; 8x12 1/4 inches, image, mounted to 9 1/2x13 1/2-inch sheet of thicker stock. Signed "Nicolai Benois" in lower right. Matted and framed.
Provenance: Carl Battaglia Galleries, New York; private collection; thence to current owner.