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Costume design for Diaghelev ballet
  • Léon Bakst
    1866–1924
    born: Grondo, Belarus ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • Costume design for Diaghelev ballet, 1910
  • Where object was made: Russia
  • watercolor and pencil on paper
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 28 x 18 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 x 7 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 50 x 40 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 5/8 x 15 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Roger Ward (B.A. 1976) in memory of William Gwynn (M.A. 1977)
  • Not on display
  • 1997.0395
Description
Exhibitions

Figure in free flowing garment dancing/turning away from viewer. Head is turned to the back, but chest and front of body are still in 3/4 to the viewer.