Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1866-05-10
Death 1924-12-28
Russians
Russian, English

Biographical notes:

Russian artist.

From the description of Léon Bakst autograph letter to unidentified recipient, 1922 June 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 528674978

Ballet, theater and opera designer, and artist Leon Bakst (1866-1924) was born in Grodno, Russia and studied art in St. Petersburg and in Paris. Some of Bakst's best-known works were for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. He died at his home in Paris.

From the guide to the Leon Bakst designs, ca. 1911-1923, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Artist.

From the description of Léon Bakst papers, 1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449539

Russian born Leon Bakst was best known for the sets and costumes he designed for the Ballet Russes in Paris.

From the description of Set design for Apotheose, 19-- (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 699497278

Costume designer and painter.

From the description of Letter, Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81478190

Ballet, theater and opera designer, and artist Leon Bakst (1866-1924) was born in Grodno, Russia and studied art in St. Petersburg and in Paris.

Some of Bakst's best-known works were for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. He died at his home in Paris.

From the description of Leon Bakst designs, ca. 1911-1923. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 667589556

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Subjects:

  • Art, Russian
  • Art--Russian--Reproductions
  • Artists--Correspondence
  • Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery
  • Costume design
  • Ballet

Occupations:

  • Set designers
  • Artists

Places:

  • Russia (Federation) (as recorded)