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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

BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1911 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Ivan CAFFI

costumier

Costume for a cavalier c.1920s
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: rayon, acetate, metal fasteners, elastic, metallic paint; trunks: silk, cotton; tights: wool, elastic Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.763.A-C
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International Ballet
Image rights: © Alexandre Benois/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy