Collection Artwork
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
[André Eglevsky, Diana Adams, Maria Tallchief, and Tanaquil Le Clercq in "Apollo, Leader of the Muses” (or "Apollon musagète"), choreography by George Balanchine, costumes by Karinska]
gelatin silver print
André Eglevsky (Moscow, Russia, 1917 – 1977, Elmira, New York)
Diana Adams (Stauton, Virginia, 1926 – 1993, San Andreas, California)
Maria Tallchief (Fairfax, Oklahoma, 1925 – 2013, Chicago, Illinois)
Tanaquil Le Clercq (Paris, France, 1929 – 2000, New York, New York)
paper size: 8 x 10 in.
image size: 7 1/4 x 9 3/8 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
Inscribed in black, verso, sideways: Apollon Musagete / Sept. 18, 1951 / Andre Eglevsky / Diana Adams (left) / Maria Tallchief (center) / Tanaquil Le Clercq (right) / George Platt Lynes / Courtesy Dance Collection
Inscribed in orange, verso, lower center, upside down: 79 ½ [?]
Inscribed in black, lower left, upside down: 34 to 27 [underlined] / DP [underlined] / CIANO
Two copyright and permission stamps, verso, center left, sideways
Inscribed, verso, lower left, sideways: 8 [encircled and crossed through] 7 [encircled]
Inscribed, verso, lower left: 68 [encircled]

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
Pattern by Jonnea Herman ’18
Inspired by the annual February Tang <3 Students Event
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.