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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 dancing girl (almée) or odalisque 1930s
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Schéhérazade
Creation Notes: First performed 4 June 1910, Théatre National de l'Opéra, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, silk, rayon, metallic braid, paint Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.40.A-B
Subject: Theatre arts, International