DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, The fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy 1907, The Art Institute of Chicago, American Art Collection DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, Almina, daughter of Asher Wertheimer 1908, Tate, London, presented by the widow and family of Asher Wertheimer in accordance with his wishes in 1922
 
Alexander GOLOVIN | Costume for an attendant of the Immortal Koshchei

 
GOLOVIN, Alexander, designer
Russia 1863 – Russia 1930-04-17
France 1887-89, and regular visits thereafter
Costume for an attendant of the Immortal Koshchei
L'Oiseau de feu [Firebird]
comprising a dress and sash 1910
Theatre Art
Costume
Tiered and hooped robe: stencilled cotton, metallic brocade ribbon, silver lame, metallifc fringe, rayon and paint. Belt: stencilled cotton and rayon
'Young, Balotine' inscribed on belt ribbon.
Purchased 1973
NGA 1973.270.74.A-B
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Golovin’s vivid abstraction of traditional Russian costumes contributed to The Firebird’s distinctly modernist aesthetic.

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