Search the Collections

Costume design for a dancer and slave
Costume design for a dancer and slave
Date:
1921
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Graphite And Watercolor On Laid Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 622 x 470 mm (24 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
T&D1962.40
Acquisition Date:
1962-01-01
Credit Line:

Theater and Dance Collection, gift of Mrs. Adolph B. Spreckels

Exhibition History:

Éttone-moi! Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes. Monaco, Villa Sauber, 07/09/2009 - 09/27/2009
The Society of The Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida,The Golden Age of Ballet Design, exh. cat. by Earl Anderson, 1976,no. 10, as Design for Unidentified Production, Figure Sketch: Woman with Veils;
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor,Russian Theater and Costume Designs from The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1980 (circulated 1980-1982), exh.cat.intro. by John E. Bowlt, cat.by Nikita D. Lobanov, Nina Lobanov, and Aimée Troyen, no.13 , p.23 , repr. p. 23, as Costume for a Jewish Dancer and Black Slave;
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, Dance in Art, 1 June - 28 Aug 1983, as Costume Design for a Dancer and a Slave;
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum:The Art of Enchantment, Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, 1909-1929, 1988-1989 , exh. cat. by Nancy Van Norman Baer, et al.,no. 25, repr. p. 45, as Costume Design for a Dancer and Slave;
Dansmuseet, Stockholm (Sweden): Léon Bakst and the Ballet, 1993;
CPLH, TREASURES, 11 Nov 1995 - 3 March 1996, cat. # 246.
de Young, Masterworks of Theater and Dance, A Tribute to Nancy van Norman Baer, 1 May - 5 Sept 1999.
Ekaterina Cultural Foundation, Moscow, Centenary in honor of Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in Paris, July 10, 2009 - Jan 25, 2010.

female dancer with swirling veils in an oriental type costume with tight short trousers and much of her upper body exposed,the dark silhouette of a slave figure seen behind her