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Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1911 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Tights from costume for a servant c.1912
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Thamar
Creation Notes: First performed 20 May 1912, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, cotton

Primary Insc: Woven in fabric, top centre front C.T.L.l
Secondary Insc: In waist in top centre back BELL and BOR
Dimensions: waist 53.0 diameter inner leg 80.0 h cm outer leg 120.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.112
Subject: Theatre arts, International