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Leon Bakst

[Russian Art Deco Designer and Illustrator, 1866-1924]

• Also known as:  Lev Bakst
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Original works by Leon Bakst available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteLeon Bakst at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings/watercolor collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Costume for a brigand, 1912

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Brunswick, New Jersey
Nijinsky as The Faun, 1912

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Costume sketch for Euripides

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

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

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Auburn University Liberal Arts Department

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)

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia 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

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"Bakst Theatre" (2004)

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  


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Bakst: The Art of Theater and Dance


 
 
 
 
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Leon Bakst: Le Souper
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Leon Bakst: Nijinsky in 'Afternoon of a Faun'
Nijinsky in 'Afternoon of a Faun'

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