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Collage of Tamara Toumanova dancing

view Collage of Tamara Toumanova dancing digital asset number 1
Creator:
Cornell, Joseph, 1903-1972
Subject:
Toumanova, Tamara
Type:
Artworks
Date:
between 1940 and 1970
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Collage : 1 sheet : various media ; 22 x 27 cm.
Summary:
Shows a ballerina (Toumanova) dancing, her legs and costume made out of what looks like a constellation of stars or a mass of snowflakes.
Pencil annotation beneath image: But the snowflakes, hard as diamond butterflies, [?] stopped in mid-air, like a net of stars that no one, not even Tamara can move among!
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Ballet
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8179
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Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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