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Alexandre BENOIS

St Petersburg, Russia 1870 – Paris, France 1960

designer

  • to Paris, France 1926

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Trunks for costume for a prince 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, trousers textiles, cotton, metal thread, acetate

Dimensions: inner leg 22.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.168
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet
Image rights: © Alexandre Benois/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy