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

Costume design for 'Antigone': Créon

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Léon Bakst (1866-1924)
Costume design for 'Antigone': Créon
signed 'BAKST' (lower right)
pencil, watercolour and gouache, heightened with gold, on paper
30¾ x 22 in. (78 x 56 cm.)
Executed circa 1904
Provenance
André Bakst (1907-1972), the artist's son, Paris (inscription on the reverse).
Serge Lifar (1905-1986), Paris.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 23 April 1986, lot 28 (cover lot).
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
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