Pollux the King (Costume Design for "Hélène de Sparte")

1912
Léon Nikolaievitch Bakst (Russian, 1866–1924)


Dimensions

Sheet: 27.1 x 25.3 cm (10 11/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.759

Medium or Technique

Opaque and transparent watercolor, gold paint, and graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Inscription

Signed lower r. center, BAKST/1912. Inscribed upper r., HELENE DE SPARTE/ "POLLUX"/ (DE MAX).

Provenance

John T. Spaulding (1870-1948, Boston); acquired by bequest June 1948

Credit Line

Bequest of John T. Spaulding