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Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Costume for a Jew c.1909-20s
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Cléopâtre [Cleopatra]
Creation Notes: First performed 2 June 1909, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, jacket: cotton, paint, metallic fringe and braid; waistcoat: silk, cotton lining, paint, metallic fringe

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: On original label "Cleopatre Juif" and "Kobeleff". Other Russian names inscribed in lining.
Tertiary Insc: German customs stamp. French customs stamp.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.6.A-B
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet