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Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

Aleksandr GOLOVIN

Moscow, Russia 1863 – Leningrad, Russia 1930

designer

  • France 1887-89, and regular visits thereafter

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Natalia GONCHAROVA

Russia 1881 – France 1962

DESIGNER

  • Switzerland and Spain 1915-17, France from 1917

Tunic from costume for a soldier from finale c.1926
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of L'Oiseau de Feu [The Firebird]
Creation Notes: First performance 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris. Restaged at Lyceum Theatre, London, 25 November 1926
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes,

Dimensions: centre back 81.0 h cm underarm chest 50.0 h cm inner sleeve 66.0 h cm outer sleeve 77.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.68
Subject: Theatre arts, International