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Hugh Laing and Nora Kaye in "Lilac Garden"

Artist:
George Platt Lynes (American, East Orange, New Jersey 1907–1955 New York)
Date:
1951, printed ca. 1953
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
33.6 x 26.6 cm. (13 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.1110.20
Rights and Reproduction:
© Estate of George Platt Lynes
Not on view
Inscription: printed on label affixed to mount, recto LC: "HUGH LAING and NORA KAYE in 'LILAC GARDEN' (Chausson -// Tudor - Armistead 1951"; inscribed in pencil, verso UC: "Laing// Kaye Lilac Garden"
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. Premiere of this ballet by ABT in January 1940 - this photograph depicts the 1951 version, a new production at the City Center first performed November 30.
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