Costume for a Court Lady (lantern-bearer) in Le Chant du Rossignol

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrEmail this to someone
Share
0%
Costume for a Court Lady (lantern-bearer) in Le Chant du Rossignol
135 x 130 cm
Hand-painted silk robe with velvet edging and glass-bead fringing
for the world premiere of the ballet at the Paris Opera on 2 February 1920. The production by Sergei Diaghilev, music by Igor Stravinsky, choreography by Leonide Massine and set design and costumes by Henri Matisse
Sculpture
Executed for the world premiere of the ballet at the Paris Opera on 2 February 1920. The production by Sergei Diaghilev, music by Igor Stravinsky, choreography by Leonide Massine and set design and costumes by Henri Matisse
Sale of Costumes and Curtains from Diaghilev and de Basil Ballets, Sotheby's at the Scala Theatre, London, 17 July 1968, lot 76v (with correct description under lot 76iv); Olga and Ivor Mazure, London, by whom acquired in the 2000s
Moscow, All-Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art, Treasures of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, Olga and Ivor Mazure collection, July 2009, pp 54-55 (illustrated); Moscow, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Vision of the Dance: The 100th Anniversary of the 'Russian Ballets' of Serge Dyagilev in Paris, October 2009 - January 2010 (illustrated in the Tretyakov Gallery Magazine, no 3, 2009, p 16); Rome, Scuderie del Quirinale, Matisse Arabesque, March - June 2015, no 194, p 240 (illustrated p 200)
2016-06-23
257
$112,810
$169,210
Not sold