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Léon Bakst [Лео́н Никола́евич Бакст], Costume for dancer Ida Rubinstein in the leading male role in Gabriele D’Annunzio’s Le marthyre de Saint Sébastien, 1912

Leon Bakst – Nijinski as Le Dieu Bleu – 1911

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Le Dieu Bleu is a one act ballet by Jean Cocteau and Federigo de Madrazo.  Fokine was the choreographer and music was by Reynaldo Hahn with décor and costume by Leon Bakst.  Le Dieu Bleu premiered May 13, 1912 at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris.

Michel Fokine – The Firebird – 1910- by Leon Bakst

Léon Bakst – La Péri