Aleksandr GOLOVINLES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEVLéon BAKSTNatalia GONCHAROVA, Costume for a female dancer Enlarge 1 /1

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)

Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

Natalia GONCHAROVA

Russia 1881 – France 1962

designer

  • Switzerland and Spain 1915-17, France from 1917

Costume for a female dancer c.1910, modified c.1934
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, costumes, stencilled cotton, cotton corduroy appliqué, metallic and cotton braid, lamé, metallic and other paint, wool, silk

Primary Insc: none
Secondary Insc: Inscriptions illeg.
Tertiary Insc: German customs stamp
Dimensions: centre back 129.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.83
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet
Image rights: © Natalia Goncharova/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy