Lot 175
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Léon Bakst

8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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  • Léon Bakst
  • Costume Design for the Shepherd in Daphnis and Chloé
  • signed in Latin, inscribed Daphnis et Chloé, Berger and dated 1912 l.r.; further inscribed Longus t.r.
  • watercolour over pencil on paper
  • 26.5 by 21cm, 10 1/2 by 8 1/4 in.


Acquired by the uncle of the present owner in the 1940s

Catalogue Note

Daphnis and Chloé was a Diaghilev ballet staged by Michel Fokine in three acts, performed on 8 June 1912 at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, with music by Maurice Ravel.