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Alexandre BENOIS

St Petersburg, Russia 1870 – Paris, France 1960

designer

  • to Paris, France 1926

Natalia GONCHAROVA

Russia 1881 – France 1962

designer

  • Switzerland and Spain 1915-17, France from 1917

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Trousers from costume for Bluebeard's wife c.1922
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Le Mariage d'Aurore [Aurora's Wedding]
Creation Notes: First performed on 18 May 1922, in Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, silk, cotton, elastic

Dimensions: inner leg 67.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.170
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet
Image rights: © Alexandre Benois/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy