Ballets Russes at the Théatre de Monte-Carlo, 1924

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25th October 2017, 17:00
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€ 500

Program: Les Ménines, L´Astuce Fémine (both with choreography by L. Massine), Une Éducation Manquée (set and costume design by J. Gris), Les Biches (with choreography by Nijinska).

Imprimerie Kapp, Paris

32 x 24,5 cm; [48, 4], Saddle stitch binding with white twisted cord. Laid paper wrappers with pochoir by Gris. Gloss-coated stock text block.

On the inside  numerous photographs of dancers, including V. Nemchinova, L. Tchernisheva and illustrations. 2 full-page and 4 small ill. by J. Gris: Set and costume design for „La Colombe“; Set and costume design for „Les Tentations de la Bergère ou l´Amour Vainqueur“. 2 ill. by J. A. Ingres: portraits of C. Gounod and his wife. 3 small and 1 full-page ill. by J. Braque: Set and costume design for „Les Facheux“.

5 small ill. by Alex. Benois: Set design of the 1st act of Philémon et Baucis; Set and costume design for „Le Médecin Malgré Lui“.

4 small ill. by M. Laurencin: Set and costume design for „Les Biches“.

Inserted double-sided program on January 17, 1924: Les Ménines, L´Astuce Fémine, Une Éducation Manquée, Les Biches.

Wrappers are slightly rubbed and soiled, spine is minorly worn, 1 double page is detached from the text block. Complete copy is in very good condition.