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Alexandre BENOIS

St Petersburg, Russia 1870 – Paris, France 1960

designer

  • to Paris, France 1926

Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Ivan CAFFI

costumier

Costume for the Bluebird c.1922
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Le Mariage d'Aurore [Aurora's Wedding]
Creation Notes: First performed 18 May, 1922, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, doublet: silk, acetate, wool, metallic thread, cotton, imitation jewels, gelatin pearls; cap: cotton velvet, gelatin pearls, glass rubies, metallic thread Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.166.A-B
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet
Image rights: © Alexandre Benois/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy