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Design for a ballet costume - Design for the costume of Kikimora in the ballet <i>Kikimora</i>
  • Design for the costume of Kikimora in the ballet Kikimora
    Larionov, Mikhail Fyodorovich, born 1881 - died 1964
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Design for the costume of Kikimora in the ballet Kikimora

  • Object:

    Design for a ballet costume

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, designed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1916 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Larionov, Mikhail Fyodorovich, born 1881 - died 1964 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil and body-colours

  • Museum number:

    E.280-1961

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 23, box A

Physical description

A pencil and body-colour drawing of costume design for Kikimora (hobgoblin in female form).

Place of Origin

France (probably, designed)

Date

ca. 1916 (designed)

Artist/maker

Larionov, Mikhail Fyodorovich, born 1881 - died 1964 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pencil and body-colours

Marks and inscriptions

M. Larionov
Signed

Kikimora
Inscribed.

Dimensions

Height: 71 cm, Length: 42 cm

Object history note

This design was created for the original production of Kikimora at the Teatro Victoria Eugenia in San Sebastian, Spain, on 25 August 1916. This ballet formed part of Les Contes russes, which contained four miniature ballets on subjects taken from Russian folklore. These included Kikimora, Bova Korolevich, Baba-Yaga and Kolyada-Molyada.

Descriptive line

Design for the costume of Kikimora in the ballet Kikimora by Mikhail Larionov; ca. 1916.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Salmina-Haskell, L., Catalogue of Russian Drawings, London: V & A, 1972, p. 37, cat. 135.

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Costume; Hobgoblin

Categories

Theatre costume; Dance; Designs; Theatre

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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