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Costume Design for the Queen's Guard in "Judith"

11. BAKST, LÉON (1866–1924)

Costume Design for the Queen's Guard in "Judith", signed and dated 1922.

Pencil, gouache, gold and silver paint on paper, 29 by 22.5 cm.

Provenance: With Gilbert Cournand, Paris.
Russian Pictures, Sotheby's London, November 2003, lot 151.
Acquired at the above auction by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.

Literature: Comоedia Illustré, December 1922, illustrated on the cover.

Judith, a dramatic comedy by Henry Bernstein, was first produced at the Théatre du Gymnase in Paris in 1922.

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