• Alexander Vertinsky in Black Pierrot costume and white face. Photographer: A. Gornshtein, Saint Petersburg. Laurence Senelick Collection.

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  • A. A. Vertinsky
    Photo by A. Gornshtein

Photo of Vertinsky in Black Pierrot costume

From The Director's Prism: E. T. A. Hoffmann and the Russian Theatrical Avant-Garde by Dassia N. Posner

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  • Photograph of Vertinsky in the costume of Black Pierrot in a black smock with white pompoms and cuffs. His black skullcap, eyebrows, and lips contrast sharply with his white-painted face.

    See book: p. 173, 179

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  • Performing Arts
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  • c. 1917
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