• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1 A

    Léon Bakst (1866-1924)

    Costume design for Le Fiancé in Le Dieu Bleu

    Price Realised  

    Léon Bakst (1866-1924)
    Costume design for Le Fiancé in Le Dieu Bleu
    signed and dated 'Bakst/1911' (lower right), inscribed 'DIEU BLEU/LE FIANCÉ' (upper right)
    pencil and watercolor, heightened with silver on card
    11 x 7¾ in. (28 x 19.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Marina Henderson, London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A FLORIDA COLLECTOR


    Exhibited

    London, Fine Art Society, Bakst and the Ballet Russes [sic], 13 November-15 December 1995, no. 2.