Collection Artwork
[George Balanchine]
photographed 1959
gelatin silver print
George Balanchine
Henri Cartier-Bresson (Chanteloup, Seine-et-Marne, France, 1908 – 2004, Cereste, France)
paper size: 9 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.
image size: 9 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
photographed at the School of American Ballet, New York, New York, United States, North America
Handwritten in black ink, paper verso, upper left: George Balanchine
Stamped in blue ink, paper verso, upper left: NEW YORK CITY BALLET / NEW YORK STATE THEATER / LINCOLN CENTER PLAZA / NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10023 / (212) TR 7-4700
Handwritten in blue ink, paper verso, center: George
Stamped in blue ink, paper verso, center, on diagonal: PROPERTY OF / NEW [illegible] VISION / FIELD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Stamped in red ink, paper verso, center: DAILY NEWS / NOV 9 1963
Newspaper clipping adhered, paper verso, center: BALANCHINE’S / BALLET / donal j. henahan / explores / the founding of / a tradition [“BALANCHINE” encircled in blue ink; “donal j. henahan” underlined in blue ink; “henahan” encircled and scribbled through in blue ink]

Ongoing Research

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