Costume designs for Animals in La Création du Monde (The Creation of the World)

Maker and role
Artist: Fernand Léger, French, 1881-1955
ca. 1923
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Object detail

Gouache and ink on paper
sheet, 8 11/16 x 10 15/16in (22.1 x 27.8cm)
Credit line
Gift of The Tobin Endowment
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Theatre production
Ballet with music by Darius Milhaud and choreography by Jean Börlin. Produced by the Ballets Suédois, Paris, 1923.
Modern Art at the McNay: A Brief History and Pictorial Survey of the Collection; William J. Chiego; 2001; p. 106
An Eye for the Stage; William J. Chiego, Jody Blake (American, b.1953); 2004; p. 48
Paris/New York: Design/Fashion/Culture/1925-1940; 2008; p. 93, 95
Docent information sheet
V:\Object Documentation\Theatre Arts\TL2001.88.2 Leger\Paris New York 2008.pdf


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