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Erick Hawkins, Harold Christensen, Lew Christensen and Eugene Loring in "Yankee Clipper"

Artist:
George Platt Lynes (American, East Orange, New Jersey 1907–1955 New York)
Date:
1937, 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:
1986.1110.21
Rights and Reproduction:
© Estate of George Platt Lynes
Not on view
Inscription: printed on label affixed to mount, recto, LC: "ERICK HAWKINS - HAROLD CHRISTENSEN// - LEW CHRISTENSEN - EUGENE LORING in 'YANKEE CLIPPER (Bowles - Lorin - Rain) 1937"
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. This ballet was produced by Balanchine and Kirstein's Ballet Caravan before the founding of the NYC Ballet. Premiere July 12, 1937, Town Hall, Saybrook, CT.
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