Jan 28, 2021 - Sale 2556

Sale 2556 - Lot 134

Price Realized: $ 938
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
"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.