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Design for the costume of the fox as a woman in the ballet Renard

  • Object:

    Design for a ballet costume

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, designed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1922 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour

  • Museum number:

    E.279-1961

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 104, box B

Physical description

A watercolour drawing of a design for the costume of the fox as a woman.

Place of Origin

France (probably, designed)

Date

ca. 1922 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

M.
Signed with initial.

n. 20. Larionov, Renard. Ballets Russes. Opera National Paris 1923. Costume. ("Renard") N19 16 rue Jacques Callot Paris 6e.
Signed and inscribed in French on verso.

Dimensions

Height: 48.8 cm, Length: 30.3 cm

Object history note

The ballet Renard, with music by Stravinsky and décor and costumes by Larionov, was first produced at the Paris Opera on 18 May 1922.

Descriptive line

Design for the costume of the fox as a woman in the ballet Renard by Mikhail Larionov; ca. 1922.

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

Salmina-Haskell, L., Catalogue of Russian Drawings, London: V & A, 1972, pp. 39-40, cat. 147.

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Costume; Woman; Fox

Categories

Theatre costume; Dance; Designs; Theatre

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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