Schéhérazade: The Secret of the Harem

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Artist: Léon Bakst, Russian, 1866-1924
Year
1912

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Media/materials
Oil on canvas
Measurements
17 1/2 x 23 1/2in (44.5 x 59.7cm)
Credit line
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Accession number
TL1998.82
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Theatre production information
Ballet with music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 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.

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