Collection Artwork
[Alexandra Danilova in "The Gods Go A-Begging," choreography by George Balanchine, costumes by Juan Gris, scenery by Léon Bakst]
1928
gelatin silver print, white ink
Sasha (Alexander Stewart) (Edinburgh, Scotland, 1892 – 1953)
Alexandra Danilova
paper size: 10 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.
image size: 9 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in London, England, Europe
1986.433
Handwritten in black ink, paper verso, upper center: Alexandre [sic] Danilova [name encircled in green pencil] / in / The Gods Go A Begging / Courtesy Victoria Albert Museum / London
Handwritten in green pencil, paper verso, center: D [encircled in green pencil]
Handwritten in red ink, paper verso, center right, sideways: 1 DP 88% [illegible] LIFE
Handwritten in blue ink, paper verso, upper left: 152.

Ongoing Research

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Pattern by Monica Andrews '19
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
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.