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36. [BALLETS RUSSES, BAKST, BENOIS, HUGO, PICASSO]

La Danse: Program of Ballets Russes at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, 13th Season, December 1920. 10 Soirées of Ballets.

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€ 350

Comœdia Illustré/ Michel de Brunhoff, Imprimérie Kapp, Paris.

31,5 x 24,5 cm; [40, 4] pp.: ill. Saddle stitch binding with orange twisted cord. Coated stock text block, several pages with gold ornamental frame.

The front cover with watercolor costume design for Chinesen from „Parade“ by Picasso. On the inside

3 drawings by Picasso: portrait of I. Stravinski; portrait of E. Satié; portrait of M. de Falla. 1 small and 1 full-page ill. by Hugo. 1 double page spread ill. by Bakst.

3 small ill. by Benois: set and 2 costume designs for „Pétrouchka“.

Numerous photographs of dancers and their performances, including P. Picasso as set designer of „Le Tricorne“, V. Nemchinova, T. Karsavina etc.

Loosely inserted Ingres paper leaf with watermarks, with double-sided program on December 14, 1920: Les Sylphides, Le Sacre du Printemps, Le Tricorne.

Wrappers are rubbed and slightly soiled, with minor tear of the top edge of the back cover. Staples rusted, text block is slightly soiled, with minor losses of margins. In very good overall condition.