Les Fâcheux

Photograph
1927 (Photographed)
Not currently on display at the V&A

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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



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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Photograph on card
Brief Description
Stage photograph of Vera Petrova, Dora Vadimova and Leonide Massine in Les Fâcheux, performed by Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, June 1927.
Physical Description
Stage photograph of Vera Petrova (a Gossip), Dora Vadimova (a Gossip) and Leonide Massine (Eraste) in Les Fâcheux.
Dimensions
  • Height: 24.2cm
  • Width: 19.1cm
Marks and Inscriptions
Diaghilev Ballet Les Facheux Vera Petrova Dora Vadimova - (Two Gossips) Cimarosiana set
Credit line
Gabrielle Enthoven Collection
Summary
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



Collection
Accession Number
S.459-2017

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record createdApril 28, 2017
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