BARBIER, George and Jean-Louis Vaudoyer. Album dedie a Tamar Karsavina. Illustrated with 12 pochoir plates by Barbier. Original illustrated wrappers, in a new cloth folding box. Paris: Collections Pierre Corrard, 1914.
A superb copy of this celebrated homage to one of the legendary ballet dancers of the twentieth century. Barbier created this work after Karsavina had begun working with Diaghilev's Ballet Russes, and had danced the title role in Stravinsky's Firebird. Gordon Ray refers to this work as "Barbier's early masterpiece". One of an edition of 500 copies.
Gordon Ray, The Art Deco Book p.31.
Item nr. 127343 $ 8,500.00