NO RESERVE DISCOVERY ANTIQUE AUCTION 40
By Antique Arena Inc
Jan 29, 2022
2910 Coney Island Ave. 1st Floor, Brooklyn NY 11234, United States

A large collection of antique items combined from several NYC estates. Fine art, photographs, documents, military memorabilia, art glass, porcelain, decorative antiques, and more...
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LOT 22:

RUSSIAN LITHOGRAPH COSTUME DESIGN BY LEV BAKST

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RUSSIAN LITHOGRAPH COSTUME DESIGN BY LEV BAKST

Lev Samoilovich Bakst, Russian, 1866 to 1924, hand colored lithograph on paper, a sketch of the Faun's costume for Vaslav Nijinsky for the ballet Afternoon of a Faun the cover of the program for the Seventh Season of the Russian Ballet. It was first performed in the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris on 29 May 1912. Circa 1946. Printed in Paris in very limited edition. Signed in the print lower right. Titled in French upper right. Framed. Lev Bakst, an artist, set designer, illustrator and designer, worked mainly in St. Petersburg and Paris, one of the trendsetters of European fashion for exoticism and orientalism at the beginning of the 20th century. Vaslav Nijinsky, Russian, 1889 or 1890 to 1950, was a ballet dancer and choreographer cited as the greatest male dancer of the early 20th century. Graphic art prints and collectibles.

Dimensions: Framed 31 3/4" x 25 3/4" in. Plate 22" x 16 1/2" in. All measurements are approximate