Scene design for Act II with Flying Wilis in Giselle

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Artist: Alexandre Benois, Russian, 1870-1960
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Watercolor, ink, and graphite on paper
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Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
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Ballet with music by Adolphe Adam and choreography by Michel Fokine after Jean Coralli, Marius Petipa, and Jules Perrot. Revived by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes at the Théâtre National de l'Opera, Paris, 1910. Principal dancers included Tamara Karsavina as Giselle and Vaslav Nijinsky as Albrecht.


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