Collection Artwork
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
[Nicholas Magallanes and Maria Tallchief in "The Four Temperaments," choreography by George Balanchine, decor and costumes by Kurt Seligmann]
probably 1950
gelatin silver print
Maria Tallchief
Nicholas Magallanes
paper size: 10 x 8 in.
image size: 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
1986.229
Inscribed, verso, upper center: MARIA TALLCHIEF [“TALLCHIEF” underlined in green and circled in red] + Nicholas Magallanes / Four Temper[a]ments / Sanguinic / George Platt Lynes / Dance Collection
Inscribed in red, verso, center right: page 107
Stamped in red, verso, lower center: FOR PERMISSION ( $ FEES) TO FURTHER / REPRODUCE FOR PUBLICATION, PLEASE WRITE: / ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF ROOM 513 / PERFORMING ARTS RESEARCH CENTER / THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY AT LINCOLN CENTER / 111 AMSTERDAM AVENUE / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10023
Inscribed in orange, lower center: 123
Inscribed, verso, lower center: 22 to 27 / 23 to 42 [“23 to 42” underlined and crossed out] / DP – CIANO
Inscribed in orange, verso, lower right: 182 ½ [crossed out in black]
Stamped in red, verso, lower right: THIS MATERIAL MAY BE / PROTECTED BY THE COPYRIGHT / LAW (TITLE 17, U.S. CODE)
Inscribed in blue, verso, upper left: 117.
Inscribed, verso, lower left: 140 [encircled]

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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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.