21.6.16

Léon Bakst - Portrait of a Girl Wearing a Kokoshnik


Lev Samoïlovitch Rosenberg dit Léon Bakst (1866-1924) est un peintre, décorateur et costumier russe. Bakst est un pseudonyme tiré du nom de famille de sa grand-mère, Bakster (ou Baxter).

Léon Bakst, born as Leyb-Khaim Izrailevich (later Samoylovich) Rosenberg, (1866-1924) was a Russian painter, 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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