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44. [BALLETS RUSSES, GRIS, LARIONOV, PICASSO]

Les Ballets Russes at the Théâtre de la Gaîté-Lyrique, 14th Season, May 1921. Soirées de Gala de Ballets Russes.

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25th October 2017, 15:00
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€ 350

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

31,5 x 24,5 cm; [24, 4] pp.: ill. Saddle stitch binding with yellow twisted cord. Coated stock text block.

The front cover with pastel drawing by Picasso. The edition contains numerous photographs of dancers, including  L.  Tchernisheva, S. Idzikovsky, L. Sokolova and illustrations. 1 small and 1 full-page ill. by Picasso: set design for „Cuadro Flamenco“; portrait of I. Stravinski; 1 double page spread and 1 full-page ill. by Larionov: costume and set design for „Chout“. 1 ill. by Matisse: portait of Prokofyev, 2 full-page ill. by Gris.

Loosely inserted double-sided program on May 20, 1921: Les Sylphides (with choreography by M. Fokine), Chout (Le Bouffon) (costume and set design by M. Larionov), Cuadro Flamenco (costume and set design by Picasso), Prince Igor (choreography by M. Fokine, set design by N. Roehrich).

Staples rusted, text block is slightly soiled.

Complete copy is in very good condition.