Portrait of the Future Countess Henri de Boisgelin

Portrait of the Futire Countess by Leon Bakst

Title: Portrait of the Future Countess Henri de Boisgelin
Date: 1923
Movement: Art Nouveau
Artist: Leon Bakst
Russian
1866 – 1924

Leon Bakst

Leyb-Khaim Izrailevich Rosenberg, better known as Leon Bakst was a painter and scene and costume designer. He was a member of the Sergei Diaghilev circle and with the Ballet Russes, he designed exotic sets and costumes.

Portrait of the Future Countess Henri de Boisgelin

Composed in oil on canvas the Portrait of the Future Countess is an example of Bakst’s more mature works. The piece was completed just a year before Bakst died.

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