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ellaphoa: “ “ The Ballet Lesson Pierre Carrier-Belleuse Oil on canvas. Many of Carrier-Belleuse’s works are a homage to female beauty, a genre that, in differing.

Tales from the Ballet by my vintage book collection (in blog form), via Flickr

“ Taken from Tales from the Ballet, adapted by Louis Untermeyer, 1968 Illustration by Alice & Martin Provensen ”

Poster for the Ballets Russes,   featuring illustration by Valentin Serov of Anna Pavlova in Chopiniana,   Théatre du Châtelet, Paris, 1909.

Poster for the Ballets Russes featuring illustration by Valentin Serov Poster for the Ballets Russes Featuring illustration by Valentin Serov of Anna Pavlova in Chopiniana Théatre du Châtelet Paris 1909 Museum no.

Natalia Goncharova (Russian, 1881-1962) - Queen Of Shamakhan from Le Coq d’Or from the Ballet Russes (1913).

“ Natalia Goncharova (Russian, - Queen Of Shamakhan from Le Coq d’Or from the Ballet Russes ” “ Pencil, gouache, watercolour and gold paint on paper. Goncharova began.

From the Golden Age of the Ballet Russe. Costumes were designed by Picasso, Matisse, Miro, Chanel, Derain, George Braque, Delaunay, de Chirico, and Jean Cocteau. Not sure who designed this one, but it looks like Matisse.

Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes: V&A, review

Henri Matisse, costume for a Mandarin from “The Song of the Nightingale,” 1920. Satin, paint, and tinsel.

Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes: Art,dance, fashion and music

1920 Henri Matisse costume for a Mandarin in 'Le Chant du Rossignol'. From 'Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes photo© Succession

This is one of a collection of 27 glass negatives of the ballet Parade, taken by the photographer Lachmann. Parade was first staged by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes at the Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, in 1917. It had a libretto by Jean Cocteau, music by Erik Satie, and costumes and sets designed by Pablo Picasso. The choreographer, Léonide Massine, danced the role of the Chinese Conjuror.

Parade, Diaghilev Ballets Russes, 1917

Glass negative by Lachmann showing Léonide Massine as the Chinese Conjuror in his ballet Parade, Diaghilev Ballets Russes, Museum Number

‘Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes,’ at National Gallery

‘Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes,’ at National Gallery

Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, A Natalia Goncharova costume from "Sadko," in this show at the National Gallery of Art.

Sonia Delaunay (Russia, Ukraine, 1885 - 1979)   Costume for ’Cléopâtre’ in the Ballets Russes production of ’Cléopâtre’ (Cleopatra), 1918  Costume/clothing accessory/headwear; Costume/clothing principle attire/entire body, Silk, sequins, mirror and beads, wool yarn, metallic thread braid, lamé, a) Dress center back length: 45 1/8 in. (114.62 cm); b) Headdress: 22 11/16 x 14 5/8 x 12 5/8 in. (57.63 x 37.15 x 32.07 cm)  Costume and Textiles Department. Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Sonia Delaunay Costume for ’Cléopâtre’ in the Ballets Russes production of ’Cléopâtre’ (Cleopatra), 1918

"A costume of a sea horse, by Natalia Goncharova, from “Sadko." from ‘Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes,’ at National Gallery in Washington

‘Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes,’ at National Gallery

A costume of a sea horse, by Natalia Goncharova, from “Sadko.” Credit Museum Rolf de Maré Stockholm, 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS) New York/Adagp, Paris

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