Scene design for Petrouchka's Room in Petrouchka

Maker and role
Artist: Alexandre Benois, Russian, 1870-1960

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Media/materials
Crayon on paper
Measurements
sheet, 19 1/4 x 26 1/4in (48.9 x 66.7cm)
Credit line
Bequest of Mary Lynch Kurtz
Accession number
TL2000.9
Department
Location
Theatre production information
Ballet with music by Igor Stravinsky and choreography by Michel Fokine. Premiered by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes at the Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, 1911. Principal dancers included Vaslav Nijinsky as Petrouchka and Tamara Karsavina as the Ballerina.
Further information
In addition to the premiere, Benois designed ten other productions of Petrouchka, making dating of individual designs difficult.
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