Collection Artwork
[Tanaquil Le Clercq in "Metamorphoses," choreography by George Balanchine, costumes by Karinska]
probably 1952
gelatin silver print
Tanaquil Le Clercq (Paris, France, 1929 – 2000, New York, New York)
paper size: 10 x 8 1/8 in.
image size: 9 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
Stamped, lower right: WALTER E. OWE [sic] / NEW YORK
Stamped, verso, upper center: NEW YORK CITY BALLET / TANAQUIL LECLERCQ
Inscribed, verso, upper center, below stamp: Metamorphoses / by Walter Owen / Courtesy Dance Collection
Inscribed, verso, upper left: 65.

Ongoing Research

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Pattern by Erin Barry ’16
Inspired by the exhibition The Jewel Thief
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.