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Leon Bakst, Set design for Scheherazade (Scheherezade bedroom)
 
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TITLE:  Set design for Scheherazade (Scheherezade bedroom)
ARTIST:  Leon Bakst (Russian, 1866–1924)
WORK DATE:  1910
CATEGORY:  Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)
MATERIALS:  Watercolor and gold paint on paper
MARKINGS:  Signed and dated low left, bears stamp “G. Rasamatt depositaire Exclusif des oeuvres de Leon Bakst” on reverse
SIZE:  h: 63 x w: 74 cm / h: 24.8 x w: 29.1 in
STYLE:  Russian Avant Garde
PRICE*:  $100,000 and up   (Convert prices to your currency with our Currency Converter)
GALLERY:  Russian Art Salon  +1-212-628-1788  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  More works by the artist are available at www.Russianartsalon.com.
PROVENANCE:  Mr. & Mrs. George Blumenthal (former Director Of Metropolitan Museum of Art)
ONLINE CATALOGUE(S):  Russian Art Salon Inventory Catalogue
http://www.russianartsalon.com/inventory.htm

LITERATURE:  Compare designs for other movements: Charles Spencer “Leon Bakst and the Ballets Russes”, Academy Editions 1995 p.80 ill 121
Irina Proujan, 'Bakst, Théâtre, Ballets, Décors, Costumes', éditions d'Art Aurora, Léningrad, 1986, plate 24
EXHIBITION HISTORY:  Russian Painting and Sculpture. Brooklyn Museum 1923 #19
 
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