Costume design for an Odalisque in Schéhérazade

Maker and role
Artist: Léon Bakst, Russian, 1866-1924
Year
1911

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Media/materials
Gouache, graphite, ink, and metallic paint on paper, mounted on board
Measurements
17 11/16 x 11 13/16in (44.9 x 30cm)
Credit line
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Accession number
TL1999.2
Department
Location
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.

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