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A famous series of pochoir prints by the master illustrator George Barbier illustrated the Russian Ballet performances in the Dances of Vaslav Nijinsky and Album Dédié a Tamar Karsavina. There are also historical musical instruments in chromolithograph.
The Ballets Russes, an enormously successful ballet company featured Vaslav Nijinsky. Nijinsky. Nijinsky was probably the finest star and had acquired skills few male ballet dancers had attained. George Barbier recreated his finest moments in twelve pochoir illustrations of which only 400 prints of each illustration were produced
Tamara Karsavina became an outstanding ballerina in her lifetime. Her technical perfection, intelligence, and deep feeling made her a prima ballerina. George Balanchine was captivated by her when he was a student at the Imperial Ballet School in 1913. She later danced with Diaghilev’s Ballet Russe and created many of her most famous roles sometimes opposite her partner Vaslav Nijinsky. George Barbier recreated her artistic style in twelve pochoir illustrations of which only 512 prints of each illustration were produced.
A limited edition of eight opera houses in principal cities created by Andras Kaldor
Andras Kaldor was born in Budapest, Hungary1938, educated at the Petofi Sandor Gimnazium, left home in 1956, studied architecture in Edinburgh, the next twenty years in architectural practice in London, Leeds and Plymouth.
A record of Diaghilev's revival of the ballet of La Belle au Bois Dormant at the Alhambra Theatre. A handsome copy. with full page illustrations by Bakst plus the lithographed portrait of Bakst by Picasso.
There are twenty prints illustrating the scenery and costumes of Rip's ballet-pantomime "Coup missed-pantomime" created at the Athénée Theater in 1915. The hand-colored plates are by George Lepape using the pochoir technique, applied by celebrated colorist Jean Saude.
A series of prints of the musical instruments exhibited at the London Inventions. Limited to 1,040 copies
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