Watercolor, metallic paint, and graphite on paper
18 13/16 x 12 3/4in (47.8 x 32.4cm)
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Theatre production information
Ballet with music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, partially reorchestrated by Igor Stravinsky, and choreography by Marius Petipa and Bronislava Nijinska. Produced by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, Alhambra Theatre, London, 1921.
The Sleeping Princess includes characters from other fairy tales by Charles Perrault including the cunning Puss in Boots, who performs a character dance at Aurora's wedding.
Léon Bakst (Russian, b.1866, d.1924)