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Alexandre BENOIS

St Petersburg, Russia 1870 – Paris, France 1960

designer

  • to Paris, France 1926

BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1911 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Backdrop and wings scenery 1911
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Petrouchka [Petrushka]
Creation Notes: First performed 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: textiles, paintings, cotton, distemper, dyes, charcoal, metal

Dimensions: total 940 h x 1175 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.287.A-E
Subject: Theatre arts, International
Image rights: © Alexandre Benois/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy