JAMES ALDRIDGE (XX)

"Homage To The Ballet Russes" (c.1975)

oil on canvas (triptych)

143 x 361cm (total)

signed lower right

*private collection, Adelaide

 

POA

Left to right: 

 

Natalia Trouhanova (1885-1956) as ‘Peri’ in ‘La Péri’ (The Flower of Immortality) (1912). Costume designed by Leon Bakst.

 

Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978) as ‘Salome’ in ‘La Tragédie de Salomé’ (The Tragedy Of Salome) (1913). Costume designed by Sergei Sudeikin.

 

Vaslav Nijinsky (1889-1950) as ‘The Blue God’ in ‘Le Dieu Bleu’ (The Blue God) (1912). Costume designed by Leon Bakst.

 

Lubov Tchernicheva (1890-1976) as ‘Cleopatra’ in ‘Une Nuit d’Egypte’ (1918). Costume designed by Sonia Delaunay.

 

Bronislava Nijinska (1891-1972) as ‘The 6th Nymph” in ‘L'Après-midi d'un faune’ (Afternoon of the Faun) (after. Leon Bakst) (1912). Costume designed by Leon Bakst.

 

Vaslav Nijinsky (1889-1950) as ‘Faun’ in ‘L'Après-midi d'un faune’ (Afternoon of the Faun) (after. Leon Bakst) (1912). Costume designed by Leon Bakst.

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