Collection Artwork
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
[Maria Tallchief and Herbert Bliss in "Sylvia: Pas de Deux," choreography by George Balanchine, costumes by Karinska]
c. 1950
gelatin silver print
Maria Tallchief
Herbert Bliss
paper size: 8 x 10 in.
image size: 7 1/2 x 9 1/8 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
1986.230
Inscribed, verso, right, sideways: Maria Tallchief [“Tallchief” underlined in green] + Herbert Bliss / in / Sylvia: Pas de Deux / George Platt Lynes / Dance Collection
Stamped in red, verso, left, sideways: FOR PERMISSION ( $ FEES) TO FURTHER / REPRODUCE FOR PUBLICATION, PLEASE WRITE: / ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF ROOM 513 / PERFORMING ARTS RESEARCH CENTER / THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY AT LINCOLN CENTER / 111 AMSTERDAM AVENUE / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10023
Stamped in red, verso, lower left, sideways: THIS MATERIAL MAY BE / PROTECTED BY THE COPYRIGHT / LAW (TITLE 17, U.S. CODE)
Inscribed in blue, verso, upper right: 129
Inscribed, verso, lower left: 141 [encircled]

Ongoing Research

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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.