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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Knight, Laura Dame, born 1877 - died 1970
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Drawing

  • Date:

    September 1924 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Knight, Laura Dame, born 1877 - died 1970 (artist)

  • Museum number:

    S.309-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This pen and ink portrait on paper by Laura Knight shows Stanislaw Idzikowski (1894-1977) in his dressing room at the Coliseum Theatre, making up during the Idzikowski Company season, September 1924.

Though Idzikowski danced with the Ballets Russes between 1914 and 1929 he left the company for a brief period in 1924 to dance with Lopokova at the Coliseum and with Comte de Beaumont's ‘Soirées de Paris’, then rejoined Diaghilev (1925-9).

Physical description

Idzikowski is shown seated at a table making up in prepartion for a performance. He is wearing a loose dressing gown patterned with a circular motif and holds a mirror in his left hand, dabbing at his face with the other.

Date

September 1924 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Knight, Laura Dame, born 1877 - died 1970 (artist)

Marks and inscriptions

'Idzikowski making up/ Coliseum Laura Knight/Sept 1924'
Inscribed in the bottom right corner

Dimensions

Height: 34.7 cm, Width: 25 cm

Descriptive line

Pen and ink portrait on paper by Laura Knight of Stanislaw Idzikowski (1894-1977) in his dressing room at the Coliseum Theatre, making up during the Idzikowski Company season, September 1924.

Materials

Paper; Charcoal black

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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