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Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924 (Costume designer)
Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924 (Set designer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1907 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: (S) *MGZGV-Res.
Costume design -- 20th century
Dance -- Greece
Costume design drawings
Set design drawings
Restriction: By appointment only. To make an appointment email dance@nypl.org.
Content: Rectos numbered in pencil; leaves [31]-[37], [39]-[69], [71]-[74], [76]-[80] blank. The numbered leaves do not include 18 leaves which have been removed.
Content: Illustrations: pencil, and pencil-watercolor sketches of Grecian landscapes, buildings, people, seascapes, costumes, many from Knossos.
Content: Four pencil sketches and one watercolor-pencil sketch laid in between leaves [39] and [40].
Statement of responsibility: Leaf [1] signed: L. Bakst, Hôtel Grande-Bretagne Athènes.
Content: Includes the artist's annotations in Russian.
Physical Description
Pencil works
Extent: 1 sketchbook ([80] leaves) : pencil and watercolor ; 21 cm.
1 page is not attached to sketchbook and is in a sleeve behind the sketchbook in the binding.
Artist's sketchbook, probably from his 1907 visit to Greece and Crete.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926049188-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172396
Photo Order: 60224
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 15af8da0-b609-0136-512a-7f223aff6ad5
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1866: Creator Born
  • 1907: Created
  • 1924: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Sketchbook" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1907. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/21304810-c9bf-0136-8149-2564a118ec40

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Sketchbook" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 24, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/21304810-c9bf-0136-8149-2564a118ec40

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1907). Sketchbook Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/21304810-c9bf-0136-8149-2564a118ec40

Wikipedia Citation

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