Collection Artwork
[Maria Tallchief in "Pas de Trois (Minkus)," choreography by George Balanchine, costumes by Karinska]
October 20, 1952
gelatin silver print, white ink
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
Maria Tallchief (Fairfax, Oklahoma, 1925 – 2013, Chicago, Illinois)
paper size: 10 x 8 1/8 in.
image size: 9 1/4 x 7 3/8 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
Handwritten, paper verso, upper center: MARIA TALLCHIEF [“TALLCHIEF” underlined in green pencil] / MINKUS PAS DE TROIS / George Platt Lynes – Oct. 20, 1952 / DANCE COLLECTION
Handwritten, paper verso, lower center: 42 to 41 - DP / CIANO
Handwritten in orange, paper verso, lower center: 97 ½
Handwritten in pencil, paper verso, lower left: 149 [encircled]
Handwritten in blue ink, paper verso, upper left: 119.
Two copyright stamps in red ink, paper verso, lower center and right

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.