Ida Lvovna Rubinstein (c.1885-1960) in The Martyr of St. Sebastian, c.1911-22 Oil Painting - Leon Samoilovitch Bakst

Ida Lvovna Rubinstein (c.1885-1960) in The Martyr of St. Sebastian, c.1911-22

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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Ida Lvovna Rubinstein (c.1885-1960) in The Martyr of St. Sebastian, c.1911-22", originally brought to life by the talented Leon Samoilovitch Bakst. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Leon Samoilovitch Bakst and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    Ida Lvovna Rubinstein (c. 1885 – 1960) was a Russian ballet dancer, actress, art patron, and Belle Époque figure. She is perhaps best remembered for her title role in "The Martyr of Saint Sebastian," a production that was a fusion of dance, music, and drama, created between 1911 and 1922 by the renowned artist Léon Samoilovitch Bakst. Bakst, a member of the Russian avant-garde and a set designer associated with the Ballets Russes, was known for his richly colored and exotic designs that revolutionized the aesthetics of ballet and theatre.

    Rubinstein's portrayal in "The Martyr of Saint Sebastian" was a significant moment in her career, showcasing her talents not only as a dancer but also as a dramatic actress. The production was based on the play by Gabriele D'Annunzio and featured music by Claude Debussy. It was a controversial piece, as Rubinstein, a woman, was playing the role of Saint Sebastian, traditionally a male saint, which challenged gender norms of the time and provoked discussions on sexuality and androgyny in performance.

    Bakst's collaboration with Rubinstein on this production resulted in a visual spectacle that combined his opulent costume and set designs with her enigmatic stage presence. The artwork for "The Martyr of Saint Sebastian" is emblematic of Bakst's Symbolist influences and his flair for blending classical themes with modernist design elements. This collaboration between Rubinstein and Bakst contributed to the era's reimagining of ballet and theatre, leaving a lasting impact on the performing arts.

    Rubinstein's performance in "The Martyr of Saint Sebastian" was a testament to her versatility as a performer and her commitment to pushing the boundaries of traditional ballet and theatre. Her collaboration with Bakst on this production remains a significant chapter in the history of early 20th-century performing arts, reflecting the period's innovative spirit and the cross-pollination of artistic disciplines.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

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