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Costume for a Courtier in Le Chant du Rossignol

Theatre Costume
1920 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Costume for a Courtier in Massine's ballet Le Chant du Rossignol designed by Henri Matisse, Diaghilev Ballet, Paris Opera, 1920. Designed by Matisse and made for the Ballet Russes production of Le Chant du Rossignol at Paris Opera, which premiered on 2 February, 1920.
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Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 3 parts.
(Some alternative part names are also shown below)
  • Theatre Costume
  • Dance Costume
  • Theatre Costume
  • Dance Costume
  • Trousers
  • Theatre Costume
  • Dance Costume
  • Hat
Brief Description
Costume for a Courtier in Massine's ballet Le Chant du Rossignol designed by Henri Matisse, Diaghilev Ballet, Paris Opera, 1920
Physical Description
Costume for a Courtier in Massine's ballet Le Chant du Rossignol designed by Henri Matisse, Diaghilev Ballet, Paris Opera, 1920.
Dimensions
  • Footprint width: 150cm
  • Footprint depth: 50cm
Details of display footprint taken from the Exhibitions Department database for the Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes exhibition.
Subject depicted
Summary
Costume for a Courtier in Massine's ballet Le Chant du Rossignol designed by Henri Matisse, Diaghilev Ballet, Paris Opera, 1920. Designed by Matisse and made for the Ballet Russes production of Le Chant du Rossignol at Paris Opera, which premiered on 2 February, 1920.
Collection
Accession Number
S.745-1980

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record createdJuly 1, 2009
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