Costume Design For The Retainer Of Theseus In Oedipus

Lev Samoilovich Bakst, 1866-1924

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Lev Samoilovich Bakst, 1866-1924 costume design for the retainer of theseus in oedipus signed l.r. pencil, gouache and metallic paint on paper approx: 28 by 22 cm., 11 by 8 3/4 in. This design was made for the play Oedipus at Colonus, by Sophocles, translated by Dmitri Merezhkovsky, produced at the Alexandrinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, on 9th January 1904. Literature: Reproduced in Spencer, C., Leon Bakst and the Ballets Russes, London, 1995, p.55 Exhibited: Pallant House, Chichester Fine Art Society