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Ballets Russes The Art of Costume

The National Gallery of Australia’s collection of Ballets Russes costumes is one of the largest in the world and features stunning designs by some of the most famous artists of the 20th century, including Georges Braque, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Natalia Goncharova,  and André Derain.

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Henri Matisse Costume for a mourner c 1920 from Le Chant du Rossignol
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 1973
The National Gallery of Australia is an Australian Government Agency