Collection Artwork
Carl Van Vechten (Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1880 – 1964, New York, New York)
[Ni Gusti Ayu Raka Rasmi performing the Legong in “Dancers of Bali: Gamelan of Peliatan”]
October 6, 1952
gelatin silver print
paper size: 5 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.
image size: 5 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
2017.41.769
Blindstamped, lower center: PHOTO[GRA]PH B[Y] / CARL VA[N] [VECH]TEN
Inscribed, verso, upper center: Ni Gusti Raka [caret insert sympbol] age 12 as The / Bird in The Legong. / Dancers[?] from Bali

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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Pattern by Evelyn Wang ’19
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.