Olga's Gallery

Valentin Serov


Portrait of Vazlav Nizhinsky.

1910. Pencil on paper mounted on cardboard. The Theater Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note.

Valentin Serov. Portrait of Vazlav Nizhinsky.

Nizhinsky, Vazlav Fomich (1889-1950), Russian ballet dancer, leading dancer and ballet-master of Russian Seasons in Paris, organized by S.P. Dyagilev. Nizhinsky revived the art of male dance and was innovator as choreographer. He left memoirs about his career in ballet and people he met