Design for the décor for the Polovtsian Dances in 'Prince Igor'


  • Title

    Design for the décor for the Polovtsian Dances in 'Prince Igor'

  • Artist/maker

    Nicholay Roerich (1874 - 1947)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1909 - 1914
  • Material and technique

    graphite, pastel and bodycolour with touches in pen and Indian ink, within a delineated border in graphite on reddish-brown paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 14.4 x 18.7 cm (height x width)
    image 13.5 x 17.8 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Mikhail Vasil'evich Braikevitch, 1949.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Salmina-Haskell, Larissa, Russian Paintings in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, 1989), 97

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