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A depiction of the members of the Ballets Russes on stage before curtain-up. In the right foreground a group of men and women stand together: the men in top hats and striped trousers; the women in peasant type costume with full, brightly-coloured skirts and bonnets. Left of the centre some single figures stand limbering up, a man in harlequin tights standing on one leg, a woman in frilly skirts bending over to touch her toes, two women standing talking behind her.
oil on canvas
H 101.6 x W 132.6 cm
purchased from the Alpine Club Gallery, 1922
artist's inscription : : brc : artist's name : Laura Knight