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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

Natalia GONCHAROVA

Russia 1881 – France 1962

designer

  • Switzerland and Spain 1915-17, France from 1917

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Vera SUDEIKINA

costumier

Costume for one of Köstchei's warriors c.1926
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of L'Oiseau de Feu [The Firebird]
Creation Notes: First performed 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris. Restaged at Lyceum Theatre, London, 25 November 1926.
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, lamé, metallic braid and cord, metal, cotton, silk, plastic

Dimensions: centre back 130.0 h cm underarm chest 46.0 h cm inner sleeve 60.0 h cm outer sleeve 86.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.71
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet