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Léon Bakst(1866-1924)
Who is Léon Bakst?
Léon Bakst (Russian: Leon (Lev) Nikolaevich Bakst) – born as Leyb-Khaim Izrailevich (later Samoylovich) Rosenberg, (27 January (8 February) 1866[1][2] – 28 December 1924) was a Russian painter and scene and costume designer of Belarusian origin. He was a member of the Sergei Diaghilev circle and the Ballets Russes, for which he designed exotic, richly coloured sets and costumes.[3] He designed the décor for such productions as "Carnaval" (1910), "Spectre de la rose" (1911), "Daphnis and Chloe" (1912), "The Sleeping Princess" (1921) and others.

Leyb-Khaim Izrailevich (later Samoylovich) Rosenberg was born in Grodno, into a middle-class Jewish family. As his grandfather was an exceptional tailor, the Tsar gave him a very good position, and he had a huge and wonderful house in Saint Petersburg.[5] Later, when Leyb's parents moved to the capital, the boy Leyb would visit his grandfather's house every Saturday. He said that he had been very impressed as a youth by that house, always returning with pleasure. At the young age of twelve, Lejb won a drawing contest and decided to become a painter. However, the parents disapproved of it and even threw away his paints.[6]

In several years the parents divorced and started new families, it became impossible to live with a step-mother, so the four siblings separated and rented their own place. As the eldest, Lejb was in charge of two sisters and brother, he 'took all kinds of painting work'. After graduating from gymnasium, he studied at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts as a noncredit student, because he had failed the entry. He also worked part-time as a book illustrator, gaining admission into the Imperial Academy in 1883. At the time of his first exhibition (1889) he took the surname of Bakst, though the origin of the pseudonym is still unclear. There are at least three versions, according to the main one, his mother's grandmother had maiden name Bakster.[7] Alexander Benoius, a life-long friend of Leon, recalled that 'Leo gave a prolonged and confusing explanation that the surname was taken after some of distant relatives'. At the beginning of the 1890s, Bakst exhibited his works with the Society of Watercolourists.[6]

At the beginning of the 1890s, Bakst exhibited his works with the Society of Watercolourists.[6] From 1893 to 1897 he lived in Paris, where he studied at the Académie Julian.[8] He still often visited Saint Petersburg. After the mid-1890s, Bakst became a member of the circle of writers and artists formed by Sergei Diaghilev and Alexandre Benois,[9] who in 1899 founded the influential periodical Mir iskusstva, meaning "World of Art". His graphics for this publication brought him fame.

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Bakst. The Story of the Artist's Life., London: The Bayard Press, 1923.

Lot 55: Bakst. The Story of the Artist's Life., London: The Bayard Press, 1923.

Auction Date: Dec 01, 2021

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Description: Bakst. The Story of the Artist's Life.
Folio. Text by André Levinson, 68 plates and numerous illustrations in text, captioned tissue guards. Publisher's velum, gilt decorations on spine. Limited edition, number 240 of 315., London: The Bayard Press, 1923.
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Bonhams

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L'oeuvre de Léon Bakst pour la Belle au Bois Dormant., Paris: de Brunoff, 1922.

Lot 54: L'oeuvre de Léon Bakst pour la Belle au Bois Dormant., Paris: de Brunoff, 1922.

Auction Date: Dec 01, 2021

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Description: L'oeuvre de Léon Bakst pour la Belle au Bois Dormant.
Folio. 56 color plates, portrait of Bakst by Picasso, captioned tissue guards. Later quarter brown morocco and marbled boards, custom cloth-covered clamshell box. Limited edition, number 492 of an edition of 500, signed by Bakst and Maurice de Brunoff., Paris: de Brunoff, 1922.
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Location: London, LDN, UK

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Leon Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924) Study for 'The Fairy Carnation' from The Sleeping Princess, 1921 unframed

Lot 44: Leon Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924) Study for 'The Fairy Carnation' from The Sleeping Princess, 1921 unframed

Auction Date: Dec 01, 2021

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Description: Leon Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924)
Study for 'The Fairy Carnation' from The Sleeping Princess, 1921
signed in Latin and dated '1921' (lower left)
pencil, gouache and gold and silver paint on paper laid on board
33 x 24.5cm (13 x 9 5/8in).
unframed
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Location: London, LDN, UK

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LEON BAKST (1866 -1924) - Costume design ‘Slave Boy’ for Ballet Cleopatre, …

Lot 52: LEON BAKST (1866 -1924) - Costume design ‘Slave Boy’ for Ballet Cleopatre, …

Auction Date: Nov 25, 2021

Estimate: €13,000 - €15,000

Description: LEON BAKST (1866 -1924)
Costume design ‘Slave Boy’ for Ballet Cleopatre, Les Ballets Russes - Sergei Diaghilev

signed in pernsil (upper right)
gouache, pencil heightened with silver on paper laid on board
45 x 29 cm (framed 81 x 35.5 cm)
executed circa 1909

Provenance:
Sotheby’s, 06.05.70
Parmenia Migel Ekstrom collection (label on the reverse) (ballet historian and author, and founder and president of the Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation)
Private collection
Exhibited:
New York, Stravinsky and Diaghilev, Cordier and Ekstrom Gal-lery (ill. No 6), 1973
London- Edinburgh, The Fine Art Society Centenary 1876-1976 (No 23) 1976
New York, Leon Bakst, Davis & Long Company, (No 9), 1977
San Antonio, Texas, Bakst, McNay Art Institute, (No 23) 1977
London, An Exhibition of Designs for the Russian Ballet, 1994 (ill. No 7)
London, Diaghilev –Creator of the Ballet Russe, Barbican Art Gallery, 1996 (No 103a)
Tokyo, A World of Stage, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 2007

(+) This lot is under temporary importation and is subject to import tax (EU).

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Location: Monte Carlo, MC

Auction House: Hermitage Fine Art

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LEON BAKST (1866 -1924) - Costume design for Nijinsky in “Narcisse” for Dia…

Lot 48: LEON BAKST (1866 -1924) - Costume design for Nijinsky in “Narcisse” for Dia…

Auction Date: Nov 25, 2021

Estimate: €1,600 - €1,800

Description: LEON BAKST (1866 -1924)
Costume design for Nijinsky in “Narcisse” for Diaghilev enterprise 1911

Lithograph (silkscreen) heightened with gold paint
53 x 40 cm

(+) This lot is under temporary importation and is subject to import tax (EU).

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Location: Monte Carlo, MC

Auction House: Hermitage Fine Art

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Bakst Léon

Lot 2776: Bakst Léon

Auction Date: Nov 20, 2021

Estimate: CHF2,400 - CHF3,000

Description: "Dame in geblümtem Kleid". Aquarell und Bleistift auf Papier. Unten rechts signiert. Gerahmt unter Passepartout. Bildmasse 43 cm × 26.5 cm...

Location: Zofingen, CH

Auction House: Auktionshaus Zofingen

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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924)

Lot 149: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924)

Auction Date: Nov 14, 2021

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (Maryland / Russian Federation, France, 1866 - 1924) Watercolor/gouache painting of a costume design. Signed and dated lower right.

Image Size: 16.5 x 11 in.
Overall Framed Size: 26 x 20.5 in.
Framed behind glass.
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Location: Sarasota, FL, US

Auction House: Helmuth Stone

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A MIXED MEDIA PAINTING BY LEON BAKST, CA. 1900

Lot 92: A MIXED MEDIA PAINTING BY LEON BAKST, CA. 1900

Auction Date: Nov 14, 2021

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: Mixed media on board sketch of the Faun's costume for Vaslav Nijinsky for the ballet Afternoon of a Faun - the cover of the program for the Seventh Season of the Russian Ballet. Signed: BAKST at lower right. Presented in a vintage gilt wooden frame. Lev (Leon) Samoilovich Bakst (1866 - 1924) - Belarusian and Russian artist, set designer, illustrator, who worked mainly in St. Petersburg and Paris. Member of the association Mir Iskusstva, theatrical and artistic projects of S. P. Diaghilev, one of the trendsetters of the European fashion for exoticism and orientalism at the beginning of the 20th-century....

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Helios Auctions

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Léon Bakst, Bakst

Lot 144: Léon Bakst, Bakst

Auction Date: Nov 11, 2021

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: Léon Bakst
Bakst


1922
watercolor on paper
18.25 h × 24 w in (46 × 61 cm)

Signed and titled to lower right 'Bakst Léon Bakst'.
Provenance: Berry-Hill Galleries, New York

condition: Work is in good overall condition. Sheet has not been examined outside of frame but is fully visible. Sheet is toned with darker discoloration to edges. Minor repair to upper left edge and two minor tears to upper left and lower right edges. Few minor creases most notably to upper right quadrant. Work presents well. Framed behind glass measuring 22 x 28 inches.
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Location: Lambertville, NJ, US

Auction House: Rago Arts and Auction Center

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BAKST, LÉON. 1866-1924. The Designs of Leon Bakst for the Sleeping Princess. London: Benn Brothers Limited, 1923.

Lot 216: BAKST, LÉON. 1866-1924. The Designs of Leon Bakst for the Sleeping Princess. London: Benn Brothers Limited, 1923.

Auction Date: Oct 15, 2021

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: BAKST, LÉON. 1866-1924.
The Designs of Leon Bakst for the Sleeping Princess. London: Benn Brothers Limited, 1923.
Folio (395 x 305 mm). Full-page portrait of Bakst after a drawing by Pablo Picasso, 54 mounted color plates after designs by Bakst with captioned tissue guards, and 2 other mounted decorations. Publisher's vellum-backed boards, t.e.g., minor shelfwear and slight soiling to spine, double-page plate 31 creased with small chip to corner.
Provenance: Philip C. Duschnes (bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown).
FIRST EDITION, one of 1,000 copies, this copy unnumbered and out-of-series. Reproduces Bakst's costume and set designs for the 1921 London production of Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty, the designer's final collaboration with Diaghilev and the Ballet Russes.

WITH: PROPERT, W.A. The Russian Ballet in Western Europe. London: John Lane, 1921. 47 tipped-in color plates of design drawings by Picasso, Matisse, Bakst, Benois, Delain, Goncharova and others, with 23 other plates. Publisher's cloth-backed marbled paper boards, rubbed, corners bumped, toning.
Provenance: purchased from Maggs Brothers, London.
LIMITED EDITION, number 400 of 500 copies.
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Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Bonhams

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LÉON BAKST (1866-1924) RITRATTO DELLA MARCHESA LUISA CASATI (FRONTE); TABELLA CON GEROGLIFICI EGIZI (RETRO) (1911)

Lot 265: LÉON BAKST (1866-1924) RITRATTO DELLA MARCHESA LUISA CASATI (FRONTE); TABELLA CON GEROGLIFICI EGIZI (RETRO) (1911)

Auction Date: Oct 15, 2021

Estimate: €8,000 - €9,000

Description: Olio su tela, cm. 85,5x76 Firma in basso a destra.Bibliografia: 2019, Arte/Documento, n. 35, Pubblico e privato, salvezza e promozione del patrimonio storico, Centro per lo Studio e la tutela dei Beni Culturali, Marcianum Press, Venezia, p. 242, tav. 1....

Location: Firenze, IT

Auction House: Pananti Casa D'Aste SRL

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after: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924)

Lot 177: after: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924)

Auction Date: Oct 13, 2021

Estimate: $100 - $400

Description: after: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst, Russian (1866 - 1924) Pencil, Watercolor, and Gouache on Paper "Costume Models" Signed Lower Right. Cyrillic stamp mark lower right corner. Sight measures 16-1/4" x 12-1/2". frame measures 25-1/2" x 21-5/8". Condition: Good condition. Estimate: $100.00 - $400.00 Domestic Shipping: $125.00...

Location: Dania Beach, FL, US

Auction House: Kodner Galleries

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Leon Bakst Ballets Russes Book Sleeping Beauty '22

Lot 375: Leon Bakst Ballets Russes Book Sleeping Beauty '22

Auction Date: Oct 10, 2021

Estimate: $400 - $600

Description: Leon Bakst Ballets Russes First Edition of 54 colored reproductions of the Costumes and Sets for Diaghilev's porduction of the Sleeping Beauty, France, 1922; title "L'Oeuvre de Leon Bakst pour La Belle au Bois Dormant, limited edition numbered 97/500 and signed in ink by both Leon Bakst and the publisher M. de Brunoff and includes a tipped-in print of "Portrait de Leon Bakst par Picasso. Original glassine covers and with most of broken gold tooled leather slipcase. The book height 15 1/2 inches (39.5 cm.) X width 11 1/2 inches (29.2 cm.). NOTE: While premiering at the Alhambra Theatre in London, 1921, this was the last of Bakst's collaborations with Serge Diaghilev, his longtime partner in the Ballets Russes, who approached him in 1920 to work with him in the production, 'The Sleeping Princess,' created by the famous choreographer Petipa and the director of the Imperial Ballet, Vsevolojsky....

Location: New York, NY, US

Auction House: Eddie's Auction

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Leon Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924) Pochoir Ballets Russes Costume Designs (2)

Lot 77: Leon Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924) Pochoir Ballets Russes Costume Designs (2)

Auction Date: Oct 04, 2021

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: BALLET RUSSES.
Two pochoir costume designs for the Ballets Russes created by the artist, Leon Bakst.

Scheherazade La Sultane.
Dimensions: 6 in. x 8 in.

Negrillon Sheherazade Barbizon Aladin.
Dimensions: 8 1/2 in. x 9 in.

Condition: both works are in good original condition.
Unframed.
Provenance: New York City Estate.

Leon Bakst designed sets and costumes for Diaghilevs Ballets Russes.
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Location: Clintondale, NY, US

Auction House: Kensington Estate Auctions

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Leon Bakst Pochoir Costume Designs for Ballet Russes: Le Roi & Phedre & Thesee

Lot 78: Leon Bakst Pochoir Costume Designs for Ballet Russes: Le Roi & Phedre & Thesee

Auction Date: Oct 04, 2021

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: BALLETS RUSSES.
Leon Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924).
Two pochoir costume designs created by Leon Bakst for the Ballets Russes.
Pochoir on paper.

Le Roi.
Dimensions: 8 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in.

Phedre & Thesee.
Dimensions: 8 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in.

Both works are in good original condition.
Unframed.
Provenance: New York City Estate.

Leon Bakst designed sets and costumes for Ballets Russes.
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Location: Clintondale, NY, US

Auction House: Kensington Estate Auctions

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Leon Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924) Ballets Russes Pochoir Costume Designs (2)

Lot 79: Leon Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924) Ballets Russes Pochoir Costume Designs (2)

Auction Date: Oct 04, 2021

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: Two pochoir costume designs created for the Ballets Russe by the artist Leon Bakst
Pochoir on paper.

L Amazone.
Dimensions: 5 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in.

La Reine.
Dimensions: 5 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in.

Condition: both works are in good original condition.
Unframed.
Provenance: New York City Estate.

Leon Bakst designed sets and costumes for Diaghilev Ballets Russes.
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Location: Clintondale, NY, US

Auction House: Kensington Estate Auctions

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Leon Nikolaiebitch Bakst, Portrait of a King

Lot 740: Leon Nikolaiebitch Bakst, Portrait of a King

Auction Date: Oct 03, 2021

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (Maryland / Russian Federation, France, 1866-1924), portrait of a king, signed "Bakst", gouache, pencil, and watercolor, heightened with gold and silver on paper. Set design for ballet LA Pisantelle or La Morte Perfumee, Paris 1913; 17 3/4" x 10 1/2", framed 23" x 19". Provenance: Los Angeles, California estate....

Location: Beverly, MA, US

Auction House: Kaminski Auctions

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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design

Lot 678: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design

Auction Date: Sep 29, 2021

Estimate: $100 - $1,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924). Original pencil, watercolor and gouache painting. Depicts a man dressed in Russian Opera costume design, holding a doll. Signed by artist to lower left, and top right side of the figure. Housed in ornate antique style frame. Work Size: 17 x 11.5 in.

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Location: Sunrise, FL, US

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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design

Lot 679: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design

Auction Date: Sep 29, 2021

Estimate: $100 - $1,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924). Original pencil, watercolor and gouache painting. Depicts a man and woman dressed in Russian Victorian costume design. Signed by artist to lower left. Housed in ornate antique style frame. Work Size: 17 x 11.5 in.

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Location: Sunrise, FL, US

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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924)

Lot 130: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924)

Auction Date: Sep 26, 2021

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (Maryland / Russian Federation, France, 1866 - 1924) Watercolor/gouache painting of a costume design. Signed lower right, inscribed lower left.

Image Size: 17 x 11.5 in.
Overall Framed Size: 26 x 20 in.
Framed behind glass.
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Location: Sarasota, FL, US

Auction House: Helmuth Stone

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LEON BAKST - Costume Design for Tamara Karsavina As La Fiancee in Le Dieu Bleu I - Watercolor, gouache, and pencil drawing on paper

Lot 1348: LEON BAKST - Costume Design for Tamara Karsavina As La Fiancee in Le Dieu Bleu I - Watercolor, gouache, and pencil drawing on paper

Auction Date: Sep 25, 2021

Estimate: $60,000 - $70,000

Description: Artist: Leon Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924).
Title: "Costume Design for Tamara Karsavina As La Fiancee in Le Dieu Bleu I".
Medium: Watercolor, gouache, and pencil drawing on paper.
Date: Composed 1911.
Dimensions: Overall size: 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (317 x 235 mm).
Lot Note(s): Signed and dated in pencil, lower right recto; annotated "Dieu Bleu" in pencil, upper right recto, and "'La Fiancee' I" in pencil, lower left, recto; collector ink stamps and annotations, verso. Painted on cream wove paper. Very good condition; remains of newspaper (hinging?) upper left and right, verso; very small 1/2" repaired tear lower left; else fine. Provenance: If you have a genuine interest in bidding on this work kindly send an email to: [email protected] for provenance information and additional image(s). Comment(s): A drawing from the same series as our example, “Costume Design for Tamara Karsavina As la Fiancee in le Dieu Bleu,” watercolor and gouache on paper, 11 1/8” x 8 7/16,” 1911, sold for $66,750 (£43,750) at Sotheby’s London, New Bond Street, 06/04/2013, lot #175. Image copyright © The Estate of Leon Bakst. [30291-2-40000]
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Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Auction House: Stanford Auctioneers

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W/c/ pencil & gouache by Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst

Lot 199: W/c/ pencil & gouache by Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst

Auction Date: Sep 20, 2021

Estimate: $1,500 - $4,500

Description: Watercolor/ pencil and gouache on paper heightened with gold "costume design" by Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866-1924), the paper has spread gold background, the painting is not signed, but with original artist studio stamp verso, 16.65"x11.2"...

Location: Anaheim, CA, US

Auction House: International Auction Gallery

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Leon BAKST (1866-1924) Belorussian - French

Lot 9: Leon BAKST (1866-1924) Belorussian - French

Auction Date: Aug 12, 2021

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: Lev Nikolajewitsch BAKST - Lev Samoilovich BAKST ; medium serigraph (pochoir) / framed with glass ; dimensions 25,5 x 22 cm (10 x 8 2/3 in.) ; Shipping to USA - DHL $210 , National post with tracking service $105 / Shipping to EU, Russia, Middle Assia - DHL $130 , National post with tracking service $55...

Location: Prague, CZ

Auction House: Art-Torg

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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design

Lot 531: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design

Auction Date: Jul 28, 2021

Estimate: $100 - $1,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924). Original pencil, watercolor and gouache painting. Depicts a woman dressed in Orientalist Russian Opera costume design. Signed and dated by artist to lower right side of figure. Housed in ornate antique style frame. Work Size: 17 x 11.5 in.

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Location: Sunrise, FL, US

Auction House: Hill Auction Gallery

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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design

Lot 532: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design

Auction Date: Jul 28, 2021

Estimate: $100 - $1,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924). Original pencil, watercolor and gouache painting. Depicts a man dressed in Orientalist Russian Opera costume design. Signed and dated by artist to lower right side of the figure. Housed in ornate antique style frame. Work Size: 17 X 11.5 in.

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Location: Sunrise, FL, US

Auction House: Hill Auction Gallery

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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian

Lot 252: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian

Auction Date: Jul 18, 2021

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian

Pencil on Paper. Dated 1921
Measure 9 3/4"in H x 7 3/4"in W and 14 1/2"in H x 12 1/2"in W with frame

Known for: Portrait and allegorical painting, stage design.
Biography: An internationally known stage designer for theaters in Russia and France, he began his career as an illustrator for magazines in St. Petersburg. Leon Bakst was born as Lev Samoilovich Rosenberg on May 10, 1866, in Grodno, Belarus, Russia. He went to school in St. Petersburg, and continued his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts, also St. Petersburg. Starting out his artistic career as a magazine illustrator, he expanded his view after meeting Aleksandr Benois. Traveling through Europe, he met other artists, and upon his return to St. Petersburg, Bakst became known for his book designs and portraits. In 1909, he began his collaboration with Diaghilev, which resulted in the founding of the Ballets Russes, and Bakst serving as the artistic director. Bakst gained international fame with his stage designs, most notable his costumes for Diaghilev's Sheherazade (1910) and L'Apres-midi d'un Faune. In 1912, he settled in Paris, France, where he died on December 27, 1924.
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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian

Lot 154: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian

Auction Date: Jul 11, 2021

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian

Mixed Media on Paper
Dated 1921
Measure 8 1/4"in H x 5 3/4"in W and 12"in H x 9 1/4"in W with frame.

Biography: Russian Costume Design. Known for: Leon Samoilovitch Bakst was a Russian painter and scene- and costume designer. He was a member of the Sergei Diaghilev circle and the Ballets Russes, for which he designed exotic, richly coloured sets and costumes.
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Manner of BAKST Leon (Russian 1866-1924), Harlequin Dancer, Gouache (possibly over printed image), 21.5x16cm

Lot 273: Manner of BAKST Leon (Russian 1866-1924), Harlequin Dancer, Gouache (possibly over printed image), 21.5x16cm

Auction Date: Jul 11, 2021

Estimate: AUD100 - AUD300

Description: Manner of BAKST, Leon (Russian 1866-1924)
Harlequin Dancer
Initialled lower right in pencil. Label verso for Rowley Gallery, 140-2 Church St. Kensington [London] W8.
Gouache (possibly over printed image)
21.5x16cm
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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design

Lot 542: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design

Auction Date: Jun 30, 2021

Estimate: $100 - $1,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924). Original pencil, watercolor and gouache painting. Depicts a man dressed in Orientalist Russian Opera costume design. Bears stamp at lower left and right of art, signed and dated by artist to lower right side of the figure. Housed in ornate antique style frame. Work Size: 14 x 11 in.

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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design

Lot 543: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design

Auction Date: Jun 30, 2021

Estimate: $100 - $1,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924). Original pencil, watercolor and gouache painting. Depicts a man dressed in Orientalist Russian Opera costume design. Artist signed lower right. Titled upper right. Housed gilt wood frame. Work Size: 16.5 x 11 in.

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Bakst, Leon - Levinson, André - Histoire de Léon Bakst

Lot 391: Bakst, Leon - Levinson, André - Histoire de Léon Bakst

Auction Date: Jun 25, 2021

Estimate: €600 - €800

Description: Paris, Henri Reynaud, 1924. In 2nd. Exemplary in beards, with 68 full-page color plates signed by the artist protected by tissue paper including the portrait of Bankst by Modigliani and numerous illustrations in the text, some slightly loose papers, a detached booklet (pp. 12-16), rare blooms, few papers with very slight bluing, editorial paperback, small tear on the spine, slight defect in the internal hinge, cardboard box with title printed on paper insert, light halos and traces of use....

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LEON BAKST - Costume Design for Tamara Karsavina As La Fiancee in Le Dieu Bleu I - Watercolor, gouache, and pencil drawing on paper

Lot 900: LEON BAKST - Costume Design for Tamara Karsavina As La Fiancee in Le Dieu Bleu I - Watercolor, gouache, and pencil drawing on paper

Auction Date: Jun 19, 2021

Estimate: $60,000 - $70,000

Description: Artist: Leon Bakst (Russian, 1866-1924).
Title: "Costume Design for Tamara Karsavina As La Fiancee in Le Dieu Bleu I".
Medium: Watercolor, gouache, and pencil drawing on paper.
Date: Composed 1911.
Dimensions: Overall size: 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (317 x 235 mm).
Lot Note(s): Signed and dated in pencil, lower right recto; annotated "Dieu Bleu" in pencil, upper right recto, and "'La Fiancee' I" in pencil, lower left, recto; collector ink stamps and annotations, verso. Painted on cream wove paper. Very good condition; remains of newspaper (hinging?) upper left and right, verso; very small 1/2" repaired tear lower left; else fine. Provenance: If you have a genuine interest in bidding on this work kindly send an email to: [email protected] for provenance information and additional image(s). Comment(s): A drawing from the same series as our example, “Costume Design for Tamara Karsavina As la Fiancee in le Dieu Bleu,” watercolor and gouache on paper, 11 1/8” x 8 7/16,” 1911, sold for $66,750 (£43,750) at Sotheby’s London, New Bond Street, 06/04/2013, lot #175. Image copyright © The Estate of Leon Bakst. [30291-2-40000]
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Leon Bakst (1866 -1924) Costume design ‘Spear Carrier’ for ballet Cleopatra, Les Ballets Russes - Sergei Diaghilev

Lot 27: Leon Bakst (1866 -1924) Costume design ‘Spear Carrier’ for ballet Cleopatra, Les Ballets Russes - Sergei Diaghilev

Auction Date: Jun 16, 2021

Estimate: €5,500 - €6,500

Description: Leon Bakst (1866 -1924) Costume design ‘Spear Carrier’ for ballet Cleopatra, Les Ballets Russes - Sergei Diaghilev
signed and dated ‘Bakst 1912’ (lower right), (several stamps and labels on the reverse) gouache, pencil heightened with gold on paper 27 x 13.5 cm executed in 1912 Provenance: Julian Barran Gallery, London, 1994 G.Rasamatt, Paris (stamp on the reverse) Sotheby’s, London, 27.11.2018. (+) This lot is under temporary importation and is subject to import tax (EU). Exhibited: An Exhibition of Designs for the Russian Ballet, Julian Barran, London 1994 cat. No 9 (illustrated) Hokkaido, Kushiro Art Museum; Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art; Tokyo, Metropolitan Teien Art Museum et al., A World of Stage: Russian Designs for Theater, Opera and Dance, April - October 2007 Literature: Exhibition catalogue, An Exhibition of Designs for the Russian Ballet, London, 1994, p.12, no.9 listed, pl.9 illustrated Exhibition catalogue, A World of Stage: Russian Designs for Theater, Opera and Dance, Japan: Art Impression Inc. 2007, p.36 illustrated
??? ?????????? ????? (1866 -1924) ????? ??????? ?????????? ??? ?????? ‘?????????’ ?????? ??????????????? ? ???? ‘Bakst 1912’ (?????? ?????, ?????? ? ???????? ?? ???????) ??????, ?????, ????????, ????????? 27 x 13.5 ?? ?????????: Julian Barran Gallery, ??????, 1994 G.Rasamatt, ????? (???????? ?? ???????) Sotheby’s, ??????, 27.11.2018. ????????: An Exhibition of Designs for the Russian Ballet, Julian Barran,?????? 1994 No 9 (???.) ????????, ?????????????? ????? ??????; ?????, ???????????? ????? ???????????? ?????????; ?????, Metropolitan Teien Art Museum et al., A World of Stage: Russian Designs for Theater, Opera and Dance, April - October 2007 ??????????: ??????? ????????, An Exhibition of Designs for the Russian Ballet, ??????, 1994, ???.12, no.9 (???.) ??????? ????????, A World of Stage: Russian Designs for Theater, Opera and Dance, Japan: Art Impression Inc. 2007, (???. ??? 36) (+) This lot is under temporary importation and is subject to import tax (EU).
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Leon Bakst (1866 -1924) Costume design ‘Slave Boy’ for Ballet Cleopatre, Les Ballets Russes - Sergei Diaghilev

Lot 28: Leon Bakst (1866 -1924) Costume design ‘Slave Boy’ for Ballet Cleopatre, Les Ballets Russes - Sergei Diaghilev

Auction Date: Jun 16, 2021

Estimate: €13,000 - €15,000

Description: Leon Bakst (1866 -1924) Costume design ‘Slave Boy’ for Ballet Cleopatre, Les Ballets Russes - Sergei Diaghilev
signed in pernsil (upper right) gouache, pencil heightened with silver on paper laid on board 45 x 29 cm (framed 81x35.5cm) executed circa 1909 Provenance: Sotheby’s, 06.05.70 Parmenia Migel Ekstrom collection (label on the reverse) (ballet historian and author, and founder and president of the Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation) Private collection Exhibited: New York, Stravinsky and Diaghilev, Cordier and Ekstrom Gallery (ill. No 6), 1973 London- Edinburgh, The Fine Art Society Centenary 1876-1976 (No 23) 1976 New York, Leon Bakst, Davis & Long Company, (No 9), 1977 San Antonio, Texas, Bakst, McNay Art Institute, (No 23) 1977 London, An Exhibition of Designs for the Russian Ballet, 1994 (ill. No 7) London, Diaghilev –Creator of the Ballet Russe, Barbican Art Gallery, 1996 (No 103a) Tokyo, A World of Stage, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 2007 Cléopâtre was the most extraordinary production in the Ballets Russes’ 1909 season and signalled Léon Bakst’s mastery of sumptuous and exotic design. Against his powerful stage imagery of desert scenery and ancient Egyptian temple architecture and interior design, the dancers’ loose and abbreviated costumes glittered like jewels, animated by the physicality of their wearers. Bakst’s colour orchestration of gold, lapis blue, malachite green, pink, orange and violet was expressed in imagined Egyptian design motifs on the characters’ costumes, jewellery and weaponry. (+) This lot is under temporary importation and is subject to import tax (EU).
??? ?????????? ????? (1866 -1924) ????? ??????? ???? ??? ?????? ‘?????????’ ?????? ??????????????? ?????????? (????? ??????) ??????, ?????, ????????, ???????????? 45 x 20 ?? (???? 81x35.5 ??) 1909 ?????????: Sotheby’s, 06.05.70 ????????? ???????? ?????? ??????? (???????? ?? ???????) (??????? ??????, ????? ???? ? ?????????????? ???????????? ?????) ??????? ????????? ????????: ???-????, Stravinsky and Diaghilev, Cordier and Ekstrom Gallery (ill. No 6), 1973 ??????-????????, The Fine Art Society Centenary 1876-1976 (No 23) 1976 ???-????, Leon Bakst, Davis & Long Company, (No 9), 1977 ??? ???????, ?????, Bakst, McNay Art Institute, (No 23) 1977 ??????, An Exhibition of Designs for the Russian Ballet, 1994 (ill. No 7) ??????, Diaghilev –Creator of the Ballet Russe, Barbican Art Gallery, 1996 (No 103a) ?????, A World of Stage, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 2007 ????? «?????????? ????» ??????? ????? 2 ????? 1908 ???? ? ?????????? ?????? ? ?????-??????????. ??? ??????? ????????? ???????? ?????? ??? ??????????? ??????????? ? ?? ???????? ???????? ?????? ????????, ? ?????? ????? 2 ???? 1909 ????, ??? ??????? ??? ????????? «?????????». ????? «?????????» ???? ????? ????????? ??????????? ? ?????? 1909 ???? ? ????????????????? ?????????? ????? ?????? ? ???????? ????????? ? ???????????? ?????????. ?? ???? ?????????????? ??????????? ?????????, ???????????? ????????? ??????? ? ??????????? ???????????????? ??????? ????????? ? ??????????? ??????? ??????????? ???????? ??? ??????????? ?????, ?????????? ?????????? ????? ?? ?????????. ????? ?????? ????? ???????? ??????? ?? ??????, ???????? ????????, ???????? ????????, ????????, ?????????? ? ??????????? ??? ???????????? ?????????? ??????? ????????, ????????? ? ?????? ??????????. First performed as Une Nuit d’Egypte, 2 March 1908, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg. The Parisian premiere was in Théâtre du Châtelet 2 June 1909. (+) This lot is under temporary importation and is subject to import tax (EU).
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*BAKST, LÉON (1866–1924) - Costume Design for Three Women Dancing a Polonaise in Mussorgsky's Opera "Boris Godunov"

Lot 43: *BAKST, LÉON (1866–1924) - Costume Design for Three Women Dancing a Polonaise in Mussorgsky's Opera "Boris Godunov"

Auction Date: Jun 10, 2021

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Description: *BAKST, LÉON (1866–1924)
Costume Design for Three Women Dancing a Polonaise in Mussorgsky's Opera "Boris Godunov", signed and titled.
Pencil, watercolour and gouache, heightened with gold and silver, on paper, laid on card, 27 by 40 cm.

Provenance: G. Rasamatt, Paris (stamps on the reverse).

Ballet and Theatre Material, Sotheby's London, 13 March 1980, lot 46.

Private collection, USA.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert O. Glebova.

Exhibited: Possibly, Exhibition of Original Works by Leon Bakst, itinerant: The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy Albright Art Gallery, 4 January–1 February 1914; Cincinnati Museum, 6–28 April 1914.

Literature: Possibly, Catalogue of an Exhibition of Original Works by Leon Bakst, The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, 1914, p. 18, No. 51 or No. 53, listed under works for Boris Godounow.
Possibly , Cincinnati Museum.Special Exhibition of the Works by Leon Bakst, Art Museum: Eden Park, 1914, p. 14, No. 51 or No. 53, listed under works for Boris Godounow.




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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst Russian, 1866-1924 Woman in a Victorian Costume

Lot 66: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst Russian, 1866-1924 Woman in a Victorian Costume

Auction Date: Jun 09, 2021

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst
Russian, 1866-1924
Woman in a Victorian Costume
Signed BAKST (lr)
Charcoal and gouache on paper
13 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches (33.6 x 26.4 cm)

Provenance:
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, acquired June 21, 1966


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Leon Bakst (1866-1924) pochoir la danse d'amour dim. 30 x 15 cm. Bakst Leon

Lot 1307: Leon Bakst (1866-1924) pochoir la danse d'amour dim. 30 x 15 cm. Bakst Leon

Auction Date: Jun 07, 2021

Estimate: €200 - €400

Description: Leon Bakst (1866-1924) pochoir la danse d'amour dim. 30 x 15 cm. Bakst Leon...

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Léon Bakst (1866-1924) Vasilisa the Beautiful and the Monster pencil and go

Lot 10: Léon Bakst (1866-1924) Vasilisa the Beautiful and the Monster pencil and go

Auction Date: Jun 07, 2021

Estimate: £0 - £0

Description: Léon Bakst (1866-1924) Vasilisa the Beautiful and the Monster pencil and gouache, heightened with gold, on paper laid on board 26 ¾ x 19 ¼ in. (67.8 x 49 cm.)...

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Attri. Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924)

Lot 307: Attri. Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924)

Auction Date: Jun 06, 2021

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: Attributed Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Costume Design. Watercolor/Gouache on Paper. Signed lower left.

Sight Size: 16.5 x 11.5 in.
Overall Framed Size: 26 x 21 in.
Framed behind glass.
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Attri. Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924)

Lot 306: Attri. Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924)

Auction Date: Jun 06, 2021

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: Attributed Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Costume Design. Watercolor/Gouache on Paper. Signed lower left.

Sight Size: 16.5 x 11.5 in.
Overall Framed Size: 26 x 21 in.
Framed behind glass.
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Leon Bakst, Charles Spencer, Rizzoli New York

Lot 523: Leon Bakst, Charles Spencer, Rizzoli New York

Auction Date: Jun 03, 2021

Estimate: $10 - $1,000

Description: 1973. 12" X 9.25"....

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LN Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design Gouache Painting

Lot 499: LN Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design Gouache Painting

Auction Date: May 26, 2021

Estimate: $100 - $1,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievich Bakst (Russian American, 1866-1924). Pencil, watercolor and gouache painting on paper. This was a costume design for the Opera Sadko,by Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov. Depicts man in colorful apparel. Artist signature lower left. Housed in black frame. Work Size: 16 X 11 in.

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LN Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design Gouache Painting

Lot 500: LN Bakst 1866-1924 Costume Design Gouache Painting

Auction Date: May 26, 2021

Estimate: $100 - $1,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievich Bakst (Russian, American, 1866-1924) Pencil, watercolor and gouache painting on paper. This was a costume design for the ballet "Sleeping Beauty" by P. Tchaikovsky. Depicts a man in flamboyant red apparel. Artist signed and dated 1921 lower left. Housed in black frame. Work Size: 16 x 11 in.

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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian

Lot 45: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian

Auction Date: May 23, 2021

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian.

Mixed Media on Paper.
Dated 1921.

Measure 8 1/4"in H x 5 3/4"in W and 12"in H x 9 1/4"in W with frame.

Russian Costume Design. Known for: Leon Samoilovitch Bakst was a Russian painter and scene- and costume designer. He was a member of the Sergei Diaghilev circle and the Ballets Russes, for which he designed exotic, richly coloured sets and costumes.
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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian

Lot 189: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian

Auction Date: May 16, 2021

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian.

Pencil on Paper. Dated 1921.

Measure 9 3/4"in H x 7 3/4"in W and 14 1/2"in H x 12 1/2"in W with frame.

Known for: Portrait and allegorical painting, stage design. An internationally known stage designer for theaters in Russia and France, he began his career as an illustrator for magazines in St. Petersburg. Leon Bakst was born as Lev Samoilovich Rosenberg on May 10, 1866, in Grodno, Belarus, Russia. He went to school in St. Petersburg, and continued his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts, also St. Petersburg. Starting out his artistic career as a magazine illustrator, he expanded his view after meeting Aleksandr Benois. Traveling through Europe, he met other artists, and upon his return to St. Petersburg, Bakst became known for his book designs and portraits. In 1909, he began his collaboration with Diaghilev, which resulted in the founding of the Ballets Russes, and Bakst serving as the artistic director. Bakst gained international fame with his stage designs, most notable his costumes for Diaghilev's Sheherazade (1910) and L'Apres-midi d'un Faune. In 1912, he settled in Paris, France, where he died on December 27, 1924.
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Léon Bakst, Samarcand

Lot 184: Léon Bakst, Samarcand

Auction Date: Apr 28, 2021

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Description: Léon Bakst
Samarcand

1922
watercolor on paper
18.5 h × 23.75 w in (47 × 60 cm)

Signed and titled to lower right 'Samarcand Léon Bakst'.
Provenance: Berry-Hill Gallery, New York

Condition: Sheet is toned with overall surface soiling and minor edge damage including small losses or tears. Minor, small creases throughout with one larger dog-ear to lower right corner and two repaired tears to upper right corner. Flaking or crackle to some pigments and pinholes along upper and lower edges, however, work presents well overall. Framed behind glass measuring 23 x 28 x 1 inches.
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Léon Bakst, Bleue en Rouge

Lot 185: Léon Bakst, Bleue en Rouge

Auction Date: Apr 28, 2021

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Description: Léon Bakst
Bleue en Rouge

1912
watercolor on paper
18.5 h × 23.5 w in (47 × 60 cm)

Signed and dated to lower right 'L. Bakst 12'.

Condition: Work is in good condition with toning to sheet overall and slightly darker discoloration along extreme edges. Pinholes along upper and lower edges and one small tear to center of left edge. Light wear to pigments along edges and one small loss to sheet at center of right edge. Framed behind glass measuring 23 x 28 x 1 inches.
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Leon Bakst (Style Of) Costume Design Illustration

Lot 587: Leon Bakst (Style Of) Costume Design Illustration

Auction Date: Apr 28, 2021

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: Pencil and gouache or a water based paint on paper. Silver and gold paint details. Penciled margin. Signature (?) and title in lower margin. Framed and acrylic glazing.
(JEDM336)(JP)
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Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian

Lot 199: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian

Auction Date: Apr 25, 2021

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: Leon Nikolaievitch Bakst (1866 - 1924) Russian. Mix Media on Paper. Dated 1921. Measure 8 1/4"in H x 5 3/4"in W and 12"in H x 9 1/4"in W with frame. Russian Costume Design. Known for: Leon Samoilovitch Bakst was a Russian painter and scene- and costume designer. He was a member of the Sergei Diaghilev circle and the Ballets Russes, for which he designed exotic, richly coloured sets and costumes....

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LEON BAKST (RUSSIAN 1866-1924)

Lot 80: LEON BAKST (RUSSIAN 1866-1924)

Auction Date: Apr 24, 2021

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: LEON BAKST (RUSSIAN 1866-1924)

Textile Design (Sunset over Wooden Church), circa 1923-24
watercolor on paper laid on board
48 x 66 cm (18 7/8 x 26 in.)
signed lower right

PROVENANCE
Estate of William Johnsen (label on verso)

CONDITION
Observed out of frame, the work appears age-appropriate condition. A slight waviness is visible to the sheet. Scattered soiling, spotting and toning to the sheet. A small tear to the left edge, measuring 1/4 cm (1/8 in.) in size. Inspection under UV shows no apparent signs of restoration or repairs.

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