Oil on canvas 40 x 52½ inches.
First exhibited: London, Leicester Galleries 1920
Diaghilev Ballet Russes before the rise of the curtain for a performance of Carnival at Drury Lane in 1920, showing from left to right :
Diaghilev ( top hat); Massine (red coat); Karsavina (tying shoe); Stanislas Idzikowski ( Harlequin); Sokolova
( pointing foot) as Papillon; Woizikowski
( striped tights) as Floreston; Cecchetti
( buff coat and green gloves) as Pantaloon; Tchernicheva ( blue skirt) as Chiarina; and the Corps de Ballet.
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