Vaslav Nijinsky as Chinese Dancer in Les Orientales

Maker and role
Artist: Léon Bakst, Russian, 1866-1924
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Object detail

Watercolor and graphite on paper
18 x 25 3/8in (45.7 x 64.5cm)
Credit line
Gift of the Tobin Foundation for Theatre Arts
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Theatre production
Ballet divertissement with music by Anton Arensky, Alexander Borodin, Alexander Glazunov, Christian Sinding, and Edvard Grieg, with orchestration by Igor Stravinsky, and choreography by Michel Fokine after Marius Petipa. Produced by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, Théâtre National de l'Ópera, Paris, 1910.
Diaghilev: Costumes and Designs of the Ballets Russes; 1978; p. 20-21
The Margaret Batts Tobin Collection; John Palmer Leeper (b.1921, d.1996); 1990
Modern Art at the McNay: A Brief History and Pictorial Survey of the Collection; William J. Chiego; 2001; p. 71
Léon Bakst: K 150; 2016; p. 112; no. 103
Designing Dreams: A Celebration of Léon Bakst; 2016; p. 75, no. 11
Arts + Culture Texas; Dec 6, 2017
Docent information sheet
V:\Object Documentation\Theatre Arts\TL1998.34 Bakst\Leon Bakst K 150 2016.pdf


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