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The Prodigal Son

Photograph
1929 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Stage photograph of the cast of The Prodigal Son, performed by Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, May 1929. The ballet was choreographed by George Balanchine to music by Serge Prokofiev.


Object details
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Object type
Materials and techniques
Photograph
Brief description
Photograph by Sasha of The Prodigal Son, performed by Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, May 1929
Physical description
Stage photograph of The Prodigal Son, performed by Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, May 1929. The photograph shows the cast gathered around a long table. Serge Lifar (playing the prodigal son) is lying on the table, and Felia Doubrovska (playing a Siren) is being lifted above it.
Dimensions
  • Height: 190mm
  • Width: 240mm
Credit line
Cyril W. Beaumont Bequest
Summary
Stage photograph of the cast of The Prodigal Son, performed by Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, May 1929. The ballet was choreographed by George Balanchine to music by Serge Prokofiev.
Collection
Accession number
S.217-2017

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Record createdAugust 2, 2017
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