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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)

Costume for The Hunt (La Chasse) (in Act 1) c.1910
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Giselle
Creation Notes: First performed 17 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, trunks: wool, cotton lining; doublet: wool, cotton velveteen, cotton lining, silk ribbons Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.57.A-B
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet
Image rights: © Alexandre Benois/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy