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Erik Bruhn and Rudolf Nureyev, N.Y.C.

Artist:
Diane Arbus (American, New York 1923–1971 New York)
Person in Photograph:
Rudolf Nureyev (Russian, Siberia 1938–1993 Levallois-Perret, France)
Person in Photograph:
Erik Bruhn (Danish, Copenhagen 1928–1986 Toronto, Canada)
Date:
1963
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 14 in. × 13 13/16 in. (35.5 × 35.1 cm) Sheet: 19 3/4 in. × 16 in. (50.2 × 40.6 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.875
Not on view
Signature: Signed by Arbus in black border lower right
Signed, titled & dated on verso
Signed by Nureyev in ink on image

Inscription: Signed in black ink on print, recto BR: " Diane Arbus"; Signed by Nureyev in ink on print, recto BR; inscribed in black ink on print, verso BL: ERIK BRUHN AND RUDOLPH NUREYEV N.Y.C 1963 DIANE ARBUS"
(sold, Sotheby's, New York, Lot 427, April 17, 1991); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Harper's Bazaar published this image of Erik Bruhn and Rudolf Nureyev with Geri Trotta's article "Affinities" (April 1964); Harper's Bazaar published an alternate image of Bruhn and Nureyev (also made in December 1963) with Geri Trotta's article "Not to Be Missed" (November 1966).
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