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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

BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1911 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

Costume for a princess 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 de l'Opéra, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, wool twill, silk, rayon, metallic braid, metallic and other paint, cotton and wool linings

Dimensions: centre back 104.0 h cm underarm chest 51.0 h cm inner sleeve 53.0 h cm outer sleeve 71.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.87
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet
Image rights: © Natalia Goncharova/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy