Militsa Pozharskyaya & Tatiana Volodina. Foreword by Clement Crisp.
London. Aurum Press. 1990. First English language edition. First published in Russian in 1988. Green cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. 288 pages. Profusely illustrated in colour and monochrome, tipped-in colour frontispiece. 255 x 305mm (10 x 12"). 2.3kg. 1854100823. English. Near fine, in fine dust jacket; slight dustiness to top edge.
A study of the set and costume designs produced for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. The book focusses specifically on the artwork produced for the ballet company's performances in Paris between 1908 and 1929. Artists include Bakst, Benois, Braque, de Chirico, Derain, Ernst, Gris, Matisse, Miro, Rouault, Sert, Utrillo, Cocteau and Picasso. There is a list of ballets performed in each year, as well as short biographies of each artist and the ballets they contributed to.