27 May 2012
Costume Designs for the Ballets "Les Eléments" and "Les Dryades", four works, each signed, inscribed, two numbered, two dated 1937 and two 1953.
Charcoal and gouache on paper, each measuring approximately 31 by 24 cm.
The ballet Les Eléments with choreography by Michel Fokine and music by Johann Sebastian Bach was staged by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo in London in 1937.
The ballet Les Dryades with choreography by Leonid Massine and music by Frédéric Chopin was produced at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma in 1953.
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