Catalogue principally of Diaghilev Ballet material

décor and costume designs, portraits and posters ... which will be sold by auction
  • 178 Pages
  • 3.40 MB
  • English
Sotheby , London
Diaghilev, Serge, -- 1872-1929, Ballet -- Costume -- Catalogs, Ballet -- Dramatic production -- Cat
Other titlesDiaghilev Ballet material
Statementby Messrs. Sotheby & Co
SeriesCatalogues of sales -- July 18, 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 178 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16099481M

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[Sotheby & Co. (London, England),]. Sergei Diaghilev was born to a wealthy and cultured family in Selishchi (Novgorod Governorate), Russia; his father, Pavel Pavlovich, was a cavalry colonel, but the family's money came mainly from vodka distilleries.

After the death of Sergei's mother, his father married Elena Valerianovna Panaeva, an artistic young woman who was on very affectionate terms with her stepson and Known for: Founder of the Ballets Russes. catalogue principally of diaghilev ballet material: decor and costume designs, portraits and posters by: sotheby & company price: $ publisher: london, sotheby & co.: The Diaghilev Ballet existed from to ; and from its beginningto its end Serge Grigoriev acted as régisseur-that is to say he was responsible for every aspect of the venture save its finance.

In theearly s he began reading back among the "logs" of the Ballet'smany seasons, and decided that he would write what no one elsecould write Cited by: Sergei Diaghilev / Max Reinhardt: Catalogue Principally of Diaghilev Ballet Material: Decor and Costume Designs, Portraits and Posters.

Theatre Designs from the Collection of the late Max Reinhardt, 9 / 10 July Sotheby & Co. Diaghilev's Ballets Russes is the most authoritative history of the company ever written and the first to examine it as a totality,its art, enterprise, and audience. Combining social and cultural history with illuminating discussions of dance, drama, music, art, economics, and public reception, Lynn Garafola paints an extraordinary portrait of /5(8).

Stravinsky and the Theatre: A Catalogue of Decor and Costume Designs for Stage Productions of His Works. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book records the Ballet’s activities in London, and a personal critical impression of the principal dancers in the roles that they made famous.

Little intimate incidents are included, and pen pictures of distinguished personalities in private life. It tells for the first time, and for all time, what the Diaghilev Ballet was really : Cyril W Beaumont.

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Catalogue Principally of Diaghilev Ballet Material Decor and Costume Designs Portraits and Posters (Sotheby's, London 18 July ) DIAGHILEV, Serge ] Sotheby's, London - Works by Bakst, Benois, Soudeikine, Gontcharova, Picasso, Derain, Larionov, Leger, Matisse.

Serge Diaghilev, original Russian in full Sergey Pavlovich Dyagilev, (born March 31 [Ma Old Style],Novgorod province, Russia—died AugVenice, Italy), Russian promoter of the arts who revitalized Catalogue principally of Diaghilev Ballet material book by integrating the ideals of other art forms—music, painting, and drama—with those of the he lived in Paris.

On 19 Mayafter weeks of publicity, Diaghilev launched his first season of Russian ballet in Paris. Audiences were dazzled by the dancing and striking designs. Over the next few seasons a self-consciously Russian element dominated the productions.

Innovative music magnified their impact, in particular that of Igor Stravinsky. Originally conceived by impresario Sergei Diaghilev, the Ballets Russes is widely regarded as the most influential ballet company of the 20th century, in part because it promoted ground-breaking artistic collaborations among young choreographers, composers, designers, and dancers, all at the forefront of their several fields.

Diaghilev commissioned works from composers such as Closed:   Hailed as 'the greatest theatre producer who ever lived' and the champion of all things beautiful, Serge Diaghilev transformed not only ballet but all the arts in the 20th century.

Andrew O'Hagan Author: Andrew O'hagan.

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Sergei Diaghilev set early 20th-century Paris ablaze with his Ballets Russes – and his impact on the world of dance can still be felt today, writes Luke Jennings.

The Metropolitan Opera Company presents Serge de Diaghileff's Ballet Russe, concert program | 28 p. (including front and back covers), /8in.

x /4in. | Contains costume designs for Schéhérazade and set design for L'Après-midi d'un Faune; cast list; photographs of Vaslav Nijinsky, Tamara Karsavina; Adolph Bolm, and Léonide Massine.

Diaghilev's extraordinary company revolutionized ballet for all time. The book shows Diaghilev's use of avant-garde composers such as Stravinsky, dancers such as Nijinsky and Massine, and designers such as Bakst, Goncharova, Picasso, Matisse, and Chanel, and even a very young George Balanchine, all of whom helped to create true collabrations.


Condition: VG IN WRAPS. STAPLED BOOKLET, AUCTION CATALOG. Item. Serge Diaghilev (Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev) is born 19 [31] March in Selishchev Barraks, Novgorod Province Russia (d). The Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev erupted onto the cultural scene of Paris in For the next twenty years, the company cultivated an extraordinary group of emerging artists, composers, and choreographers, who collaborated to.

Helping to arrange the exhibition brought me into contact with one of the giants of the Diaghilev world, Richard Buckle. Richard Buckle, who became a friend and at whose funeral I made one of the addresses, was the supreme expert on the Diaghilev Ballet. He had organised the Diaghilev Ballet exhibition in Edinburgh and London.

The Ballets Russes was a ballet company established in by the Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev. Diaghilev had already enjoyed success in Paris in when he presented a season of Russian art, music, and opera. He was invited back the following year to give a programme of Russian opera and ballet.

The company was initially in resident at the Théâtre Mogador and. ORIENTALISM. AND THE BALLETS RUSSES. ABSTRACT. In its twenty seasons of performances ( ), the Ballet Rousse of Sergei – Diaghilev presented before the eyes of cultivated Europeans an evolving figure of the female dancer.

On the one hand, there was the ballerina in the style of ballet blanc; on theFile Size: 87KB. Press's book deserves to be recommended to all who have a love for Prokofiev's music, or who are interested in Diaghilev's enterprises.

The book's solid scholarship will satisfy academic readers, but the style is also welcoming to a much wider readership.' Dance Gazette 'The more absorbed in the book I became, the more fascinating it was.

vigorating ballet with thrilling perfor-mances inspired by modern developments in music, dance, and the visual arts. The Ballets Russes quickly acquired a rep-utation for experimentation. Recognizing the vitality of contemporary art, Diaghilev called upon the most innovative artists of the era to join his company and Size: 2MB.

Nijinsky on stage: action drawings by Valentine Gross of Nijinsky and the Diaghilev Ballet made in Paris between andbeing a donation to the Museum of Theatre Arts, London by Jean Hugo with a chronology by Jean Hugo and an introduction and notes by Richard Buckle Studio Vista London Australian/Harvard Citation.

Hugo, Valentine. DIAGHILEV, SERGEI. DIAGHILEV, SERGEI (–), Russian art critic and ballet impresario. Born in Novgorod Province of an aristocratic family, Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev became—like many other Russian provincials (Peter Tchaikovsky and Anton Chekhov, for example)—one of the great figures in the history of Russian culture.

Unlike them, he had no. ballet (băl´ā, bălā´) [Ital. ballare=to dance], classic, formalized solo or ensemble dancing of a highly controlled, dramatic nature performed to music. See also dance; modern dance. The Development of Ballet in Western Europe Foreshadowed in earlier mummeries and lavish masquerades, ballet emerged as a distinctive form in Italy before the 16th cent.

Catalogue principally of Diaghilev ballet material: decor and costume designs, portraits and posters ; Theatre designs from the collection of the late Max Reinhardt / which will be sold by auction by Sotheby and Company Sotheby & Co.

(London, England) [ Book. The caricature by David Levine is part of “Diaghilev’s Theater of Marvels: The Ballets Russes and Its Aftermath,” an exhibition at the New York Public Library for.

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Sergei Diaghilev ( – ), was a Russian ballet impresario and founder of the revolutionary Ballets Russes dance company. The work of the Ballet Russes influenced 20th-century art, theatre, fashion and interior design. Inthe V&A hosted the major exhibition ‘Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballet Russes, –.

A world-famous showcase of visual art, the Ballets Russes (Russian Ballet) was a travelling ballet company owned and run by Sergei Diaghilev (), that performed between and in various cities across Europe, and on tours to America.Catalogue Principally of Diaghilev Ballet Material: Decor and Costume Designs, Portraits and Posters.

London: Sotheby & Co., (). Softcover. First edition. Small quarto.[2]pp. Illustrated. Illustrated green wrappers. Small tear at the crown and a little sunning, near fine.

More.Synopsis Ballet impresario Sergey Pavlovitch Diaghilev and composer Sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev are eminent figures in 20th century cultural history, and this is an account of their 15 year collaboration.

The beginning was not trouble free; but despite two false starts ("Ala i Author: StephenD. Press.