“Portrait of Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev with a nanny” is recognized as the top of portrait creativity of Lev Bakst. It was completed in 1906, when the St. Petersburg period of
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
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
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.