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Léon Bakst set and costume designs : book illustrations : paintings and graphic works by LГ©on Bakst

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Published by Viking in [Harmondsworth] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bakst, Léon, -- 1866-1924

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Edition Notes

Statementtext and selection by Irina Pruzhan ; designed by Sergei Dyachenko ; translated from the Russian by Arthur Shkarovski-Raffé
ContributionsPruzhan, Irina
The Physical Object
Pagination[258] p. in various pagings :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16258873M
ISBN 100670810193
LC Control Number87002527

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"Léon Bakst () was a Russian portraitist and designer who spent much of his career in Paris. This book reflects his extraordinary collaborative work with Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes as well as the dancers Ida Rubinstein and Vaslav Nijinsky. This book presents, in 48 full color and 29 black and white plates, the art of Leon Bakst, from costumes and set designs to independent paintings. Here are reproductions of Bakst's own water colors for the unforgettable costumes of L'Oiseu de Feu, Cleopatre, Scheherazade, Narcisse, Salome, Dphnis et Chloe, Carnaval and other major ballets. Leon Bakst is the author of Bakst ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 0 reviews), Серов и я в Греции ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Co /5(12). Get this from a library! Bakst.. [Léon Bakst] -- "This illustrated book concerns Leon Bakst (!), a Russian artist and a founding member of the Mir iskusstva (World Art) association, a group organized in St Petersburg in the late s by.