Alexandre Nikolaevich Benois
VIEW OF A RUSSIAN MONASTERY
signed in Latin, dated 1931 and inscribed l.l.
watercolour over pencil on paper
38.5 by 63cm, 15 1/4 by 24 3/4 in.
Acquired in France by Alexander Schick (1887-1968), collector and well-known figure of the Russian émigré community in Paris
Thence by descent to his grandson, the present owner