Collection Artwork
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
[Maria Tallchief in "Swan Lake," choreography by George Balanchine, costumes and sets by Cecil Beaton]
1950s or 1960s
gelatin silver print
Maria Tallchief
paper size: 10 x 8 in.
image size: 9 3/8 x 7 1/4 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
1986.384
Handwritten in black, paper verso, upper center: MARIA TALLCHIEF [“TALLCHIEF” underlined in green pencil] / Swan Lake / George Platt Lynes / Dance Collection
Stamped in red ink, paper verso, lower center: PROTECTED BY THE COPYRIGHT / LAW (TITLE 17, U.S. CODE)
Stamped in red ink, 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
Handwritten in black ink, paper verso, lower center: 21 to 13 [underlined] / DP - CIANO
Handwritten in orange pencil, paper verso, lower center: 62
Handwritten in blue ink, paper verso, upper left: 127.

Ongoing Research

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Pattern by Jonnea Herman ’18
Inspired by the annual February Tang <3 Students Event
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.