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Theatre costume
  • Theatre costume
    Golovin, Alexander, born 1863 - died 1930
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Theatre costume

  • Place of origin:

    Russia (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Golovin, Alexander, born 1863 - died 1930 (costume designers)

  • Museum number:

    S.459 to E-1979

  • Gallery location:

    Theatre & Performance, Room 105, case 10 []

Physical description

Costume for Boris Godunov worn by Feodor Chaliapin in the Coronation Scene of Boris Godunov, probably for Serge Diaghilev's Russian Opera Season, Paris, 1909

Place of Origin

Russia (made)

Date

ca. 1910 (made)

Artist/maker

Golovin, Alexander, born 1863 - died 1930 (costume designers)

Object history note

Costume for Boris Godunov worn by Feodor Chaliapin in the Coronation Scene of Modeste Mussorgsky's opera 'Boris Godunov', probably for Serge Diaghilev's Russian Opera season in Paris, 1909. The music for the opera was revised by Rimsky Korsakov, and the libretto was written by Nikolay Mikhaylovich Karamzin after Pushkin. Chaliapin also appeared as Boris Godunov at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 1913.

Descriptive line

Costume for Boris Godunov worn by Feodor Chaliapin in the Coronation Scene of 'Boris Godunov', probably for Serge Diaghilev's Russian Opera Season, Paris, 1909

Production Note

Reason For Production: Commission

Subjects depicted

Tzars

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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