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

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

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Artwork:
Costume for a Court Lady (lantern-bearer) in Le Chant du Rossignol
Size:
135 x 130 cm
Medium :
Hand-painted silk robe with velvet edging and glass-bead fringing
Creation Year:
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
Category :
Sculpture
Artwork Details :
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
Provenance :
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
Exhibition History :
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)

Christie’s London

Date:
2016-06-23
Lot Number :
257
Low Estimate :
$112,810
High Estimate :
$169,210
Hammer Price :
Not sold