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Nadia Benois

(1896 -  1975 )
BENOIS Nadia Lady Into Fox

Christie's
Oct 31, 2007
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Artworks in Arcadja
81

Some works of Nadia Benois

Extracted between 81 works in the catalog of Arcadja
Nadia Benois - Boats On A Quiet Sea

Nadia Benois - Boats On A Quiet Sea

Original 1926
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Lot number: 902
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§ Nadia Benois (1896-1975)

oil on canvas,
Boats on a quiet sea,
signed and dated 1926,
20 x 24in. Provenance; Formerly the property of the Ustinov Family.
Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.
Nadia Benois - Dark Elegies - The Set

Nadia Benois - Dark Elegies - The Set

Original 1937
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Lot number: 1971
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§ Nadia Benois (1896-1975)
gouache,
'Dark Elegies - The Set', Design for the backcloth of Dark Elegies, ballet by Antony Tudor, Ballet Rambert, 1937. Danced to Mahler's Kindertotenlieder (Songs on the Death of Children) Benois windswept, brooding backcloth intensified the overwhelming sense of death and hopelessness conveyed by Tudor's choreography.
signed and titled, Of Ballet Designs Exhibition label remnant verso,
18 x 24.5in.
With thanks to Sarah Woodcock former Chief Curator at The Theatre Museum.
Nadia Benois - Portrait Of Joan Chennhalls Mbe

Nadia Benois - Portrait Of Joan Chennhalls Mbe

Original 1940
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Lot number: 570
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‡Nadia Benois (Russian 1896-1975)
Portrait of Joan Chennhalls MBE
Signed and dated 1940
Oil on canvas
77 x 61cm; 30½ x 24in
Nadia Benois was the niece of Alexander Benois, famous for his scenery and costume designs for Diaghilev's Ballets. The Chennhalls were friends of Nadia and her husband 'Klop' Ustinov, parents of Peter Ustinov. Joan was thought to have done undercover work during World War II.
Flaking in a few areas, especially on the left hand side, unlined
Nadia Benois - Home Farm, Quennington

Nadia Benois - Home Farm, Quennington

Original 1943
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Lot number: 59
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signed and dated '43' (lower left); verso applied with label for Ernest Brown & Phillips, The Leicester Galleries, and an exhibition label from those rooms stating the work to be no. 25 in an Exhibtion of works by Nadia Benois held in October 1943, titled 'Home Farm, Quennington'
oil on canvas
49 x 64 cm. (19 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.)
, $2,000 - 3,100 Footnote:
More commonly known as Nadia Benois, the mother of the actor and Oscar winner Peter Ustinov, she was also a pupil of Aleksandr Yakovlev and Vasily Shukhaev.
Nadia Benois - Lady Into Fox

Nadia Benois - Lady Into Fox

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Lot number: 1285
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Nadia
Benois (Russian, 1896-1975)
Lady into Fox
signed and inscribed ''Lady into Fox'/Nadia Benois' (lower
right)
watercolour and bodycolour
11¾ x 10¼ in. (29.8 x 26 in.)
Literature
G.Amberg,

Art in Modern Ballet, illustrated p.181.
C.W.Beaumont,
Ballet Design, Past and Present, illustrated
p.207.
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