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Photograph - Les Fâcheux

Les Fâcheux

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    London (Photographed)

  • Date:

    1927 (Photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sasha, born 1892 - died 1953 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photograph on card

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.459-2017

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Stage photograph of Vera Petrova (a Gossip), Dora Vadimova (a Gossip and Leonide Massine (Eraste) in Les Fâcheaux (The Impatient Lover), performed by Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, June 1927.

After the comedy-ballet of Moliere
Music by Georges Auric
Choreography by Bronislava Nijinska in 1925 and Massine in 1927
Scenery and costumes by Natalia Goncharova for 1st version
Scenery, costume and curtain by Georges Braque for 2nd version

First performed by the Ballets Russes on 13 April 1924 at the Théâtre de Monte Carlo.
First performed by the Ballets Russes in London on 3 June 1925 at the Coliseum Theatre
Massine’s version first performed by the Ballet Russes on 26 April 1927 at Opera House de Monte Carlo
Massine’s version London premiere on 20 June 1927 at Prince’s Theatre

Final performance by Serge Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes on 24 July 1929 at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Physical description

Stage photograph of Vera Petrova (a Gossip), Dora Vadimova (a Gossip) and Leonide Massine (Eraste) in Les Fâcheux.

Place of Origin

London (Photographed)

Date

1927 (Photographed)

Artist/maker

Sasha, born 1892 - died 1953 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Photograph on card

Marks and inscriptions

Diaghilev Ballet

Les Facheux

Vera Petrova Dora Vadimova - (Two Gossips)

Cimarosiana set

Dimensions

Height: 24.2 cm, Width: 19.1 cm

Descriptive line

Stage photograph of Vera Petrova, Dora Vadimova and Leonide Massine in Les Fâcheux, performed by Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, June 1927.

Materials

Card

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Dance; Photographs

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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