Mar 22, 2018 - Sale 2470

Sale 2470 - Lot 71

Price Realized: $ 6,240
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
NIJINSKY, VASLAV. Reproduction of an artwork that Léon Bakst created for L'Après-midi d'un Faune Inscribed and Signed, "V. Nijinsky," to "Lester," in Russian, lower right. 11 1/2x8 1/2 inches; mounted to board trimmed to size. Np, 1916

Additional Details

The artwork reproduced in the present lot appeared on the cover of the program for L'Après-midi d'un Faune, which also featured costumes and sets designed by Bakst. The ballet premiered in May of 1912 at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris.