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Object Information:

Artist: Léon Bakst, Russian, 1866-1924

Costume design for an Odalisque in Schéhérazade

1911

Gouache, graphite, ink, and metallic paint on paper, mounted on board

17 11/16 x 11 13/16in (44.9 x 30cm)

Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin

TL1999.2


Location:

Not on view

Theatre Production Information:

Ballet with music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsokov and choreography by Michel Fokine. Premiered by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes at the Théâtre National de l'Opera, Paris, 1910. Principal dancers included Ida Rubinstein as Zobeide and Vaslav Nijinsky as the Favorite Slave.

Artist/Maker Bio

Bakst, Léon