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Catalog number 69.5
Artist Roberts, William
Title Le Train Bleu
Date c. 1924
Object Name Painting
Description The painting "Le Train Bleu" by William Roberts (English painter, 1895-1980) depicts dancers in a production of Le Train Bleu a ballet created in 1924 by Serge Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, with the story by Jean Cocteau, costumes by Coco Chanel and a curtain painted by Pablo Picasso. The original Le Train Bleu, known officially as the Calais-Mediterranée Express, was a French night express train which operated from 1922 to 2007.

Medium/Material Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-21.125 W-17.125 inches
Search Terms Modern
Contemporary
20th century AD
Cubism
Post Impressionism
Europe
Great Britain
Ballet
Ballets Russes
France
Painting
Exhibition and Publication History *Exhibited: The Harvard Society for Contemporary Art, 1931, "England Ireland 1890-1930 Scotland Wales"
Culture English