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Les Biches--Théatre Serge de Diaghilew

Illustrated by Marie Laurencin (French, 1885–1956), Illustrated by Jean Cocteau (French, 1889–1963), Illustrated by Man Ray (American, 1890–1976), Text by Darius Milhaud (French, 1892–1974), Publisher Editions des Quatre Chemins (French, 20th century), Printer Frazier-Soye (French, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall (each vol.): 28.6 x 22.8 x 1.3 cm (11 1/4 x 9 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical prints, some in color

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Editions des Quatre Chemins, 1924) Quarto, two vols., unpaged; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers.

Reproductions of ballet set designs, costumes, musical score, and portraits (of designer, composer, and cast).

Paris: Editions des Quatre Chemins, 1924


W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, July 19, 1963.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen


© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.