Artist of the moment…….Leon Bakst

 

Leon Bakst was an internationally renown painter, costume,  and theater set designer. Leon Bakst was born in the year 1866 in what is now the country of Belarus.

The artist attended college at the Saint Petersburg Academy of Art in Russia.

Here a large selection of drawings and paintings that show Bakst’s skill at painting the figure and remarkable clothing:

Leon Bakst passed away in 1924.

In this clip we view more works by Bakst:

Price range information: Bakst worked frequently in watercolor and gouache. Prices range from $10,000 to $750,000.

If you enjoy the art of costumes and set designer be sure and check out my post on Erte, my favorite theater set and costume designer.

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