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Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

STUDIO OF LEON BAKST

(organisation)

Costume design for a slave or dancing girl c.1909
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Cléopâtre [Cleopatra]
Materials & Technique: drawings, costume designs, watercolour, paint, pencil on card Edition: unique

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: inscribed upper right in pencil 'DANSEUSES/ Fig of 16'; inscribed upper left in pencil '20'
Tertiary Insc: Verso: blue paper adhered to card inscribed '[indecipherable] Costumes pareils' signed lower right in black ink 'LB'
Dimensions: sheet 30.6 h x 20.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.2236
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet