George Barbier, Vaslav Nijinsky and Ida Rubinstein in Scheherazade, Paris, 1910. Schéhérazade is a ballet in one act with choreography by Michael Fokine, libretto by Benois, music by Rimsky-Korsakov and design by Leon Bakst. Premiered 4 June 1910 by...
Rubinstein, Ida *05.10.1885-+ Dancer, actress, choreographer, Russia / France - performing in 'Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien' - undated - Photographer: James E. Abbe - Vintage property of ullstein bild
Ida Rubinstein as Saint Sebastian and Gabriel D'Annunzio as the evil dwarf. by Romaine Brooks
Dance of the Amazons (1914). Jean Gregorian (French,19th/20th Century). Oil on canvas. The Dance of the Amazons was composed by Anatoly Lyadov, c.1910, and was first performed in November 1910. Ida Rubinstein intended to dance the leading role the year after her break with Diaghilev. Instead, she replaced the work with Debussy’s Le Martyre de Saint-Sebastien (1911).
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Romaine Brooks, born Beatrice Romaine Goddard (May 1, 1874 – December 7, 1970), was an American painter who worked mostly in Paris and Capri. She specialized in portraiture and used a subdued palette dominated by the color gray.