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Leon Bakst (1866-1924)
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Leon Bakst (1866-1924)

Le Prince Charmant à la cour

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Leon Bakst (1866-1924)
Le Prince Charmant à la cour
signed and dated 'Bakst/1921' (lower right)
pencil, watercolour, bodycolour and gold paint on paper laid down on card
11½ x 7in. (29.2 x 17.8cm.)
Literature
A. Levison, L'Oeuvre de Léon Bakst pour la Belle au Bois Dormant, Paris, 1922, pl.29 (illus)
Exhibited
Strasbourg, Ancienne Douane, Les Ballets Russes de Serge de Diaghliev 1909-1929, 15 May-15 Sept, 1969, no.329
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Lot Essay

This work was a costume design for Prince Charming at Court in The Sleeping Princess ballet by Tchaikovsky first produced by Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes at the Alhambra Theatre, London in 1921

The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Mr Alexander Schouvaloff
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