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[Russian Art Deco Designer and Illustrator, 1866-1924]
Leon Bakst Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
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Original works by Leon Bakst available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Drawings collection online
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Watercolor collection online
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Costume for a brigand, 1912
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Brunswick, New Jersey
Nijinsky as The Faun, 1912
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Costume sketch for Euripides
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Wikimedia Commons Image Database Miscellaneous Sites:
Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Auburn University Liberal Arts DepartmentArticles and Reference Sites:
California Literary Review
Portrait of Sergei Diaghilev and his Nanny
History of Russian Painting
Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"
The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Leon Bakst
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"Bakst Theatre" (2004)
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:||Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.|| |
|Search Inside Books:||Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.|
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Bakst: The Art of Theater and Dance