Collection Artwork
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
[Maria Tallchief and Jerome Robbins in "Prodigal Son," choreography by George Balanchine]
c. 1950
gelatin silver print
Maria Tallchief (Fairfax, Oklahoma, 1925 – 2013, Chicago, Illinois)
Jerome Robbins (New York, New York, 1918 – 1998, New York, New York)
paper size: 10 x 8 in.
image size: 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
Inscribed, paper verso, center: Maria Tallchief [“Tallchief” underlined in green pencil] + Jerome Robbins / The Prodigal Son / George Platt Lynes / DANCE COLLECTION
Inscribed, paper verso, in red pencil, lower center: page 108
Inscribed in orange, paper verso, upper right: 131
Inscribed, paper verso, in black, upper center: 32 to 42 - DP [underlined] / CIANO
Inscribed in blue ink, paper verso, lower right: 21 [encircled] / [illegible number encircled and scribbled over in same ink]
Inscribed, paper verso, lower left: 69 [encircled]
Two copyright stamps in red ink, upside down, upper center

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 Nathan Bloom ’21
Inspired by the performance Honey Baby in the exhibition Janine Antoni & Stephen Petronio: Entangle
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.