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What is this?

Two figures standing, facing frontally, side by side. Each is dressed in elaborately patterned garb and has his right hand resting on his hip while the left hand holds a tall bow.

This is a drawing from France. It is dated 1913 and we acquired it in 1947. Gift of Mrs. G. Macculloch Miller. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

brush and watercolor, graphite on illustration board

Its dimensions are

26.8 x 39.5 cm (10 9/16 x 15 9/16 in. )

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower center: Bakst/1913.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: Daphnis et Chloe/Brigand avec archets/Bakst/1913.

This object was created by Leon Nikojajevitsch Rosenberg and designed by Léon Nikolajewitsch Bakst

This object was donated by Mrs. G. Macculloch Miller

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18606873/ |title=Drawing, "Costume Design: Two Pirates, for Daphnis et Chloe", 1913 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=1 November 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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