Collection Artwork
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
[André Eglevsky, Diana Adams, Maria Tallchief, and Tanaquil Le Clercq in "Apollo, Leader of the Muses” (or "Apollon musagète"), choreography by George Balanchine, costumes by Karinska]
1951
gelatin silver print
André Eglevsky
Diana Adams
Maria Tallchief
Tanaquil Le Clercq (Paris, France, 1929 – 2000, New York, New York)
paper size: 8 x 10 in.
image size: 7 1/4 x 9 3/8 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
1986.95
Inscribed in black, verso, sideways: Apollon Musagete / Sept. 18, 1951 / Andre Eglevsky / Diana Adams (left) / Maria Tallchief (center) / Tanaquil Le Clercq (right) / George Platt Lynes / Courtesy Dance Collection
Inscribed in orange, verso, lower center, upside down: 79 ½ [?]
Inscribed in black, lower left, upside down: 34 to 27 [underlined] / DP [underlined] / CIANO
Two copyright and permission stamps, verso, center left, sideways
Inscribed, verso, lower left, sideways: 8 [encircled and crossed through] 7 [encircled]
Inscribed, verso, lower left: 68 [encircled]

Ongoing Research

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Pattern by Abby Fuess ’18
Inspired by the exhibition Other Side: Art, Object, Self
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.