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Nicholas Magellanes in "Les Illuminations"

Artist:
George Platt Lynes (American, East Orange, New Jersey 1907–1955 New York)
Date:
1950, printed ca. 1953
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
33.5 x 26.5 cm. (13 3/16 x 10 7/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.1110.16
Rights and Reproduction:
© Estate of George Platt Lynes
Not on view
Inscription: printed on label affixed to mount, LC, recto: "NICHOLAS MAGALLANES in "LES ILLUMINATIONS" (Britten -// Ashton - Beaton) 1950"; in green ink, verso, C: "page 74"
Lincoln Kirstein

New-York Historical Society. "Dance in the City: Fifty Years of the New York City Ballet," April 30, 1999–August 15, 1999.

Specially printed by Lynes as part of a group of 54 prints for Kirstein's office. "Les Illuminations" was a production of the NYC Ballet, premiere March 21, 1951, City Center Theatre, NY.
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