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Self-portrait
Self-portrait
Self-portrait
Bakst, Leon (born Lev Samoilovich Rosenberg),
1866 – 1924,
Russian painter and set and costume designer.

“Self-portrait”, 1893.

Oil on card, 34 × 21 cm.

St Petersburg,...
The Martyrdom of St Sebastian
Cleopatra
The Red Sultaness
Eunuch
Costume Study
Fokine as Harlequin
Monastery
Capri
Daphnis and Chloe’s Dvening Departure
Ancient Terror
Portrait of the Painter Alexander Benois
Portrait of Sergei Diaghilev with Nanny
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May 2016: 150 years since the birth of Léon Bakst
May 2016 marks 150 years since the birth of Léon Bakst (Russian artist and costume designer; 10 May 1866 – 28 December 1924):

Léon Bakst turned his painting skills to theatre design. His fame lay in the spectacular costume designs he made for the Diaghilev Ballets Russes.