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

Costume design for 'La Belle au bois dormant': Le Prince Charmant

Details
Léon Bakst (1866-1924)
Costume design for 'La Belle au bois dormant': Le Prince Charmant
signed 'Bakst' and inscribed with title (lower right, partially obscured by mount)
pencil, watercolour and gouache, heightened with gold and silver, on paper
12 3/8 x 7 7/8 in. (31.3 x 19.5 cm.)
Provenance
with Arthur Tooth & Sons, London (label on the reverse of the backboard).
Acquired from the above by the mother of the present owner circa 1937.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Ballets Russes de Diaghilew 1909 à 1929, Paris, 1939, listed p. 14, no. 46.
Exhibition catalogue, The Diaghilev exhibition, Edinburgh, 1954, listed p. 21, no. 241.
Exhibition catalogue, The Diaghilev exhibition from the Edinburgh Festival, 1954, London, 1954, listed p. 21, no. 277.
Exhibited
Paris, Palais du Louvre, Ballets Russes de Diaghilew 1909 à 1929, March-June 1939, no. 46.
Edinburgh, The Edinburgh Festival, College of Art, The Diaghilev exhibition, 1954, no. 241 (label on the reverse of the backboard).
London, Forbes House, The Diaghilev exhibition from the Edinburgh Festival, 1954, 1954, no. 277.

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