1924 
LE TRAIN BLEU

Gabrielle Chanel creates the costumes for the ballet “Le Train Bleu”, performed at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris by Serge Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes. The libretto is by Jean Cocteau, the score by Darius Milhaud, the sets by Henri Laurens, and the stage curtain by Pablo Picasso.

Jean Cocteau surrounded by the dancers of the ballet in 1924.
Dancer in The Train Bleu ballet:
Anton Dolin in the role of Beau Gosse, 1924

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© Bibliothèque Nationale de France/ADAGP 2013

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