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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 Bœotian girl [Costume for a Boeotian girl] c.1911
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Narcisse [Narcissus]
Creation Notes: First performed 26 April 1911, Théâtre de Monte Carlo, Monaco
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, dress: wool, cotton, metal buttons, elastic; headdress: silk, metallic braid, cotton, metal wire Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.16.A-B
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet