Costume for the King in Les Tentations de la Bergère (The Temptations of the Shepherdess)

Maker and role
Artist: Juan Gris, Spanish, 1887-1927
Year
1924

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Media/materials
Taffeta and silk, with metallic braid and lace
Credit line
Gift of The Tobin Endowment
Accession number
TL2001.74
Object type
Department
Location
Theatre production information
Ballet with music by Michel de Monteclair and choreography by Bronislava Nijinska. Produced by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, Monte Carlo, 1924.
Further information
Amidst revived interest in French court dance after World War I, the Ballets Russes produced not only The Sleeping Princess, but also Les Tentations de la Bergère in which Louis XIV himself makes an appearance.

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