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17. [BALLETS RUSSES, BAKST, LARIONOW, MARTY, PICASSO]

La Saison Russe 1917, Théâtre du Châtelet, Cancer Support Charity EventSeason Mai 1917.

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25th October 2017, 15:00
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Starting price

€ 500

Official Program:

1. Program:L'Oiseau de FeuLes Femmes de Bonne HumeurLes Contes RussesLes Danses du Prince Igor2. Program: Les SylphidesParadeSoleil de MinuitPétrouchka3. Program:PétrouchkaLes Femmes de Bonne HumeurParadeSoleil de Nuit.

Maurice de Brunoff, Paris.

31,5 x 24,5 cm; [60] pp.:  ill.  Saddle stitch binding with brown twisted cord. Coated stock txt block with laid paper and cardstock inserts.  Dust jacket is decorated with gilt ornament, in the protective foil.

The front cover with full-size ill. by P. Picasso, the back cover with ill. by M. Larionov: set design of „Baba Yaga“.

5 full-page ill. by L. Bakst: Portrait of L. Massin; Costume design of Konstanze for „Les Femmes de Bonne Humeur“; Costume design of Battista for „Les Femmes de Bonne Humeur“; Portrait of Picasso; Costume design of beggars from„Parade“.

3 full-page and 2 small ill. by P. Picasso: Costume design of Chinesen from „Parade“; Costume design of Akrobaten from „Parade“; Portrait of I. Stravinsky

Set design of „Parade“. Portrait of L. Massine

2 small and 1 full-page  ill. by M. Larionov: Costume design for „Contes Russes“. 1  ill. by A. Marty,

Numerous photographs of L. Massine, L. Tschernichewa, L. Lopokowa, P. Picasso etc.

Inserted 2 articles about „Parade“ by Guillaume Appolinaire and L. Bakst.

Wrappers are heavily rubbed and slightly soiled. Text block is slightly rubbed, soiled and yellowed. Staples are weakened, 2 double pages are detached from the text block. Complete copy is in good condition.