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Léon Bakst (1866-1924)
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Léon Bakst (1866-1924)

Costume design for 'Les Femmes de Bonne Humeur': Silvestra

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Léon Bakst (1866-1924)
Costume design for 'Les Femmes de Bonne Humeur': Silvestra
signed and dated 'Bakst/16' (lower right), inscribed with title (upper left)
pencil, watercolour and gouache, heightened with silver and gold, on paper
19¼ x 12 7/8 in. (49 x 32.6 cm.)
Provenance
Mrs John Alden Carpenter (née Winterbotham), Chicago (1876-1931).
A gift from the above to 'The Casino', Chicago, in the 1920s.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 24 November 1978, lot 58.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
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