Costumes and Curtains from Diaghilev & De Basil Ballets

Costumes and Curtains from Diaghilev & De Basil Ballets
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Costumes and Curtains from Diaghilev & De Basil BalletsCostumes and Curtains from Diaghilev & De Basil BalletsCostumes and Curtains from Diaghilev & De Basil Ballets

Preface by Leonide Massine. Introduction by Richard Buckle.

Sotheby & Co. The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Friday 19th December, 1969. Paperback; illustrated wrappers. 132 pages. 64 colour and b&w illustrations. English. 270 x 205mm. 0.5kg. . Near fine; slight shelf wear.

The auction catalogue for the sale of costumes and backdrops from the original Ballets Russes productions. Included were designs from Alexandre Benois' Giselle (1910), Leon Bakst's Scheherazade and Narcisse (1911), Gontcharova's L'Oiseau de Feu, Chanel's Le Train Bleu (1924), Miro's Jeux d'Enfants (1923), and Pavel Tcheltichev's 'Balustrade' (1941). From the library of theatre designer David Collis.