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Alexandre BENOIS

St Petersburg, Russia 1870 – Paris, France 1960

designer

  • to Paris, France 1926

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Cloak from costume for a harpist c.1909
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Le Pavillon d'Armide [Armida's Pavilion]
Creation Notes: Premiered on 19th May 1909 at the Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris.
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, cotton, black, silver, gold and blue paint painted

Dimensions: back length 190.0 h cm width at hem 223.0 w cm width at chest 60.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.26
Subject: Theatre arts, International