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

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

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Léon Bakst (1866-1924)
Costume design for 'Les Femmes de Bonne Humeur': Niccolo
signed and dated 'Bakst/1917' (lower left), inscribed with title (upper right)
pencil, watercolour and gouache, heightened with silver, on paper
19¼ x 13 in. (49 x 33 cm.)
Provenance
Jacques Blumenthal, Paris; Sotheby's, New York, 15 December 1977, lot 39.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
Literature
A. Levinson, Bakst: A Story of the Artist's Life, 1923, illustrated, p. 120.
C. Spencer, Leon Bakst, 1973, illustrated p. 124, listed p. 233, no. 108.
A. Levinson, Zum Ruhme des Balletts. Léon Bakst in Wort und Bild, Dortmund, 1983, illustrated p. 120.
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