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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)

Ivan CAFFI

costumier

Costume for a courtier c.1909
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Le Pavillon d'Armide [Armida's Pavilion]
Creation Notes: First performed 19th May 1909, Théâtre du Chatelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, tunic: silk satin, rayon, cotton lace, lamé, metallic fringe, braid and ribbon, bone; jacket: rayon, cotton, metallic ribbon, wool; garter: metallic thread; belt: metallic fabric Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.27.A-D
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet
Image rights: © Alexandre Benois/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy