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George Barbier Ballets Russes Pochoir of Karsavina, Nijinsky and Schollar in Jeux (Sold)


Talusman Fine Art George Barbier Ballets Russes Pochoir of Karsavina, Nijinsky and Schollar in Jeux

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GEORGE BARBIER

POCHOIR (1914) of TAMARA KARSAVINA, VASLAV NIJINSKY and LUDMILLA SCHOLLAR in 'Jeux'

From the series of pochoirs dedicated to Tamar Karsavina by George Barbier and published by Pierre Corrard Paris in an edition of 512. (1914)

Sheet size: 32cm X 27cm. Image size: 24.5cm X 17.5cm

Very good condition. Image area is excellent.

A fine pochoir image in very good condition by George Barbier of the great Ballets Russes dancers Vaslav Nijinsky and Tamara Karsavina dancing in 'Jeux'.

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In his diary Nijinsky wrote that Diaghilev had intended the theme of 'Jeux' to be about a homosexual encounter between three young men. In the end it became about a man, two girls, and a game of tennis. The ballet premiered in May 1913 in Paris. The music was composed by Claude Debussy and the choreographer was Nijinsky. Tamara Karsavina, Vaslav Nijinsky and Ludmilla Schollar played the three characters.

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