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Three female and two male dancers. Choreography design for the ballet 'Les Noces'

ca. 1923 (drawn)
Place of origin

Design for choreography showing group of female dancers in pencil, Indian ink and Chinese White

Object details
Object type
Materials and techniques
pen and ink on paper
Brief description
Natalia Sergeevna Gotcharova. Design for choreography for the ballet Les Noces, ca.1923.
Physical description
Design for choreography showing group of female dancers in pencil, Indian ink and Chinese White
  • From catalogue height: 27cm
  • From catalogue width: 21cm
Production typeUnique
Credit line
Purchased from the artist with funds from the Gabrielle Enthoven Bequest in 1961.
Object history
This design is one of eight produced by Gontcharova for the ballet Les Noces, with words and music by Stravinsky, first produced at the Gaiete-Lyrique Theatre, Paris, 13 June 1923.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic reference
John Milner A Slap in the Face! Futurists in Russia London: Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 2007. ISBN: 978 0 85667 639 0.
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Record createdJanuary 17, 2007
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