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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)

Dress from costume for a court lady c.1921
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of The Sleeping Princess [La Belle au Bois Dormant]
Creation Notes: First performed 2 November 1921, Alhambra, London
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, textiles dresses, silk, metal, gelatine, paint, cotton, down, wood, glass, fur applique

Dimensions: front length 115.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.149
Subject: Theatre arts, International