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Ida Rubinstein as Istar

Handmade oil painting reproduction of Costume Design For Ida Rubinstein  'Istar', a painting by Lev Samoilovitch Bakst

Ida Lvovna Rubinstein (Russian: Ида Львовна Рубинштейн)
(5 October 1885 – 20 September 1960). Was a Russian ballerina, actress, patron and Belle Époque figure.

Léon Samoilovitch Bakst (Russian: Лео́н Никола́евич Бакст)
(May 10, 1866 – December 28, 1924). Was a Russian painter and scene- and costume designer. He was a member of the Sergei Diaghilev circle and the Ballets Russes, for which he designed exotic, richly coloured sets and costumes.