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Nijinsky And The Ballets Russes.
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Object description :

"Nijinsky And The Ballets Russes."
Austrian porcelain representing Nijinsky. The costume of Léon Bakst was created for a ballet of 1914 where Nijinsky played the part of Harlequin and Tamara Karsavina that of Colombine. These 2 characters and the love triangle with Pierrot are immortalized in George Barbier's 1914 book of engravings, of which we present a framed plate on one of the attached photos (note: the statue is sold WITHOUT this engraving *).
The sculpted model was created around 1926 in Austria by the artist Fritz Behn. The version which we present carries a reference 1997, which could be a date of reprinting of this model, which is however in everything respect identical to the original model. it is a very beautiful piece, corresponding to the period of creation of modern dance by Serge Diaghilev and his Ballets Russes.
(*) Some of Barbier’s gravures with Nijinsky are available on demand.
Price : 1500 €
Artist : Fritz Behn
Period:20th Century
Style:Art Deco
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Porcelaine
Width : 28 cm
Height : 49,5 cm

Reference : 578193
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Magellan Antiquités
Tableaux XVIII et XIX ème siècle ,objets d’art religieux et Art Déco
Nijinsky And The Ballets Russes.
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