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Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Tunic from costume for a bacchante c.1909
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Cléopâtre [Cleopatra]
Creation Notes: First performance 2 June 1909, Théâtre du Chatelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, wool, paint

Dimensions: centre 58.0 h cm underarm chest 50.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.750
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International