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56. [BALLETS RUSSES, BRAQUE, GRIS, LAURENCIN, PICASSO]

Ballets Russes at the Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, January and April 1925

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25th October 2017, 15:00
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€ 400

Program: Contes Russes (Choreography by L. Massine, with T. Slavinsky, L. Sokolova, L. Woizikovsky), Le Train Bleu (Choreography by B. Nijinska, with A. Dolin, L. Woizikowsky, V. Nemchinova), Cimarosiana (Choreography by L. Massine, with L. Tchernisheva, F. Dubrovska, S. Lifar).

M. de Brunoff, Imprimerie Kapp, Paris.

31,5 x 24,5 cm; [40, 4] pp.: ill. Saddle stitch binding with white twisted cord. Thick paper wrappers, gloss-coated stock text block.

The front cover illustration by Picasso with lettering and frame. On the inside numerous photographs of the dancers and illustrations: 1 full-page ill. by J. Gris, 1 full-page and 3 small ill. by J. Braque (Set design for „Les Facheux“, Costume sketches for „Les Facheux“). 6 small ill. by M. LAURENCIN - set and costume sketches for „Les Biches“.

Inserted double-sided program on January 18, 1925: Contes Russes, Le Train Bleu, Cimarosiana. Loosely inserted a newspaper clipping about „Le Gala de la Presse“ on March 11, 1925.

Spine is worn, minor stain in the upper outer corner of the front cover. Text block is in very good condition. Complete copy is in very good condition.