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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)

Dress from costume for a Jewess c.1909
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, textiles dresses, silk, cotton

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: On side lining on cotton labels, top, centre front CLEOPATRE-JUIVE and KOPICHINSKA. Russian inscriptions in lining.
Tertiary Insc: French and German customs' stamps inside lining at top centre front.
Dimensions: underarm chest 39.0 w cm waist 34.0 w cm height 120.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.8
Subject: Theatre arts, International