Collection Artwork
Boris Lipnitzki (Oster, Chernihiv Province of the Russian Empire (now Ukraine), 1887 – 1971, Paris, France)
[Felia Doubrovska in "Apollo, Leader of the Muses" (or "Apollon Musagète"), choreography by George Balanchine]
1928
gelatin silver print, white ink
Felia Doubrovska
paper size: 8 x 10 in.
image size: 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in Paris, France, Europe
1986.155
Inscribed in pencil, paper verso, center, diagonal: Felia Doubrovska [“Doubrovska” underlined in green] in / “Apollon Musagète” / 1928 / 1st costume
Inscribed in green, paper verso, center right: D [circled]
Inscribed in blue ink, verso, upper left: APOLLO 1928 / ode, [crossed through]
Inscribed in blue ink, paper verso, upper right: 1928 [illegible]
Inscribed in red ink, paper verso, center right edge, sideways: 1[?] DP 50%
Inscribed in red ink, paper verso, lower right: Aug ’80
Inscribed in pencil, paper verso, lower left: 30 [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 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.