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Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

COL. W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES

commenced 1935 – 1951

producer (organisation)

MORRIS ANGEL & SON LTD

costumier (organisation)

Trousers from costume for Pierrot c.1932
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Carnaval [Carnival]
Creation Notes: First performed 20 May 1910, Theater des Westens, Berlin
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, wool

Primary Insc: Inside top centre back on cotton label: MORRIS ANGEL 67 SONS Ltd/ 119, SHAFTESBURY AVENUE, LONDON, WC/DATE
Dimensions: waist 35.0 diameter inner leg 69.0 h cm outer leg 96.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.94
Subject: Theatre arts, International