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[Dance Study]

Artist:
Adolf de Meyer (American (born France), Paris 1868–1949 Los Angeles, California)
Date:
ca. 1912
Medium:
Platinum print
Dimensions:
32.7 x 43.5 cm (12 7/8 x 17 1/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.55.327
Not on view
De Meyer photographed the dancer Nijinsky and other members of Diaghilev's troupe when "L'Après-midi d'un Faun" was presented in Paris in 1912. It has been suggested that this photograph, the only nude by de Meyer, has some connection to the Russian ballet, but if so, it remains mysterious.
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