Collection Artwork
[Alexandra Danilova in "The Gods Go A-Begging," choreography by George Balanchine, costumes by Juan Gris, scenery by Léon Bakst]
gelatin silver print, white ink
Sasha (Alexander Stewart) (Edinburgh, Scotland, 1892 – 1953)
Alexandra Danilova (Peterhof, Russia, 1903 – 1997, New York, New York)
paper size: 10 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.
image size: 9 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in London, England, Europe
Handwritten in black ink, paper verso, upper center: Alexandre [sic] Danilova [name encircled in green pencil] / in / The Gods Go A Begging / Courtesy Victoria Albert Museum / London
Handwritten in green pencil, paper verso, center: D [encircled in green pencil]
Handwritten in red ink, paper verso, center right, sideways: 1 DP 88% [illegible] LIFE
Handwritten in blue ink, paper verso, upper left: 152.

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.