Self-portrait by Leon Bakst

The beginning of the 1890s is an important time in the formation of the creative individuality of Bakst: acquaintance in March 1890 with Alexander Benois, rapprochement with a circle of

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Ancient horror by Leon Bakst

To write the painting “Ancient horror”, Leo Bakst visited Greece several times. Every time he visited this country with an ancient history, he brought out a new idea for his

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Zinaida Gippius by Leon Bakst

Portrait of a graphic, executed on paper. The artist used a pencil, used sanguine. Moreover, a sheet of paper glued together. Originally it was a sketch that Bakst later finished.

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Dinner by Leon Bakst

The painting “Dinner”, nicknamed in the humorous opposition to Serov’s “Girl with Peaches” “The Lady with Oranges” – one of the most popular canvases by Bakst. On the one hand,

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