Alexander Nikolaevich Benois
THE ARTIST'S FAMILY IN SANARY, COURTYARD IN ITALY AND THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER
one signed in Latin and dated 1927 l.r.; further inscribed VIII 8 1927 sur la mole de Sanary l.l.; one inscribed la maison du peintre Zambozi à Songavazzo l.r.; further signed in Latin, dated 1950 and bearing an inventory label on the reverse; one inscribed la chute de la maison Usher l.m.; further bears an inventory label on the reverse
watercolour over pencil on paper, one with ink
largest: 29.5 by 47cm; 11 3/4 by 18 1/2 in.; smallest 29.5 by 41.2cm, 11 3/4 by 16 1/4 in.
Family of the artist
Thence by descent to the present owner, great-grandson of the artist