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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)

Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

Dress for a member of Köstchei's entourage bodice: c.1910, skirt: 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
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, textiles dresses, rayon, synthetic fabric, metallic lace, cotton, gelatine sequins, glass beads, plastic jewels, paint

Primary Insc: Inscribed on original label in Russian and English, "Razoumovitch"
Secondary Insc: inscribed in lining top centre front: BONDIR [illeg.] and KAMAROVA
Dimensions: centre back 99.0 h cm underarm chest 34.0 h cm inner sleeve 58.0 h cm outer sleeve 47.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.80
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet
Image rights: © Natalia Goncharova/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy