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Ballet L’Oiseau de Feu (1913). Illustration by René Bull. The Russian Ballet. A. E. Johnson. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company...

Ballet L’Oiseau de Feu (1913). Illustration by René Bull. The Russian Ballet. A. E. Johnson. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company...

Costume Design by Nicholas Roerich, Prince Igor (1909). [Credit: Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, The National Gallery of Art] ~Tyranny Of Style~

Costume Design by Nicholas Roerich, Prince Igor (1909). [Credit: Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, The National Gallery of Art] ~Tyranny Of Style~

The Ballets Russes (The Russian Ballets) was an itinerant ballet company from Russia which performed between 1909 and 1929 in many countries. Directed by Sergei Diaghilev, it is regarded as the greatest ballet company of the 20th century. After Diaghilev's early death in 1929, the dancers scattered, and the company's property was claimed by creditors.

The Ballets Russes (The Russian Ballets) was an itinerant ballet company from Russia which performed between 1909 and 1929 in many countries. Directed by Sergei Diaghilev, it is regarded as the greatest ballet company of the 20th century. After Diaghilev's early death in 1929, the dancers scattered, and the company's property was claimed by creditors.

The exhibition portrays the influence of Russian émigrés on fashion, displaying costumes of Ballets Russes (The Russian Ballets) designed by Leon Bakst, Natalia Gončarova and Alexander Benois, as well as dresses worn by aristocrat Russian women who fled to Europe after the October Revolution in 1917. Most of the dresses are part of fashion historian Alexandre Vassiliev's personal collection, dating back to the 1920s and 1930s.

The exhibition portrays the influence of Russian émigrés on fashion, displaying costumes of Ballets Russes (The Russian Ballets) designed by Leon Bakst, Natalia Gončarova and Alexander Benois, as well as dresses worn by aristocrat Russian women who fled to Europe after the October Revolution in 1917. Most of the dresses are part of fashion historian Alexandre Vassiliev's personal collection, dating back to the 1920s and 1930s.

The exhibition portrays the influence of Russian émigrés on fashion, displaying costumes of Ballets Russes (The Russian Ballets).

The exhibition portrays the influence of Russian émigrés on fashion, displaying costumes of Ballets Russes (The Russian Ballets).

The exhibition portrays the influence of Russian émigrés on fashion, displaying costumes of Ballets Russes (The Russian Ballets).

The exhibition portrays the influence of Russian émigrés on fashion, displaying costumes of Ballets Russes (The Russian Ballets).

The exhibition portrays the influence of Russian émigrés on fashion, displaying costumes of Ballets Russes (The Russian Ballets) designed by Leon Bakst, Natalia Gončarova and Alexander Benois, as well as dresses worn by aristocrat Russian women who fled to Europe after the October Revolution in 1917. Most of the dresses are part of fashion historian Alexandre Vassiliev's personal collection, dating back to the 1920s and 1930s.

The exhibition portrays the influence of Russian émigrés on fashion, displaying costumes of Ballets Russes (The Russian Ballets) designed by Leon Bakst, Natalia Gončarova and Alexander Benois, as well as dresses worn by aristocrat Russian women who fled to Europe after the October Revolution in 1917. Most of the dresses are part of fashion historian Alexandre Vassiliev's personal collection, dating back to the 1920s and 1930s.

Tamamara Karsavina as Salome Russian Ballet 1913 And still looking Avant Garde 100 years later!

Tamamara Karsavina as Salome Russian Ballet 1913 And still looking Avant Garde 100 years later!