Léon Bakst, “Costume design for the ballet The Firebird”

Bakst loved this character from Russian folklore, and made a drawing influenced by Cubism and Parisian aesthetics.

Video from The Museum of Modern Art.

Cite this page as: The Museum of Modern Art, "Léon Bakst, “Costume design for the ballet The Firebird”," in Smarthistory, January 25, 2016, accessed July 15, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/leon-bakst-costume-design-for-the-ballet-the-firebird/.