Collection Artwork
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
[Tanaquil Le Clercq in costume for "Western Symphony," choreography by George Balanchine, costumes by Karinska]
gelatin silver print
Tanaquil Le Clercq (Paris, France, 1929 – 2000, New York, New York)
paper size: 10 x 8 in.
image size: 9 1/8 x 7 3/8 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
Handwritten in black ink, paper verso: Tanaquil Le Clercq [underlined in green pencil] / Western Symphony
Handwritten in blue pencil, paper verso, center: History #3 [“#3” encircled]
Handwritten in blue pencil, paper verso, center right: p. 96
Handwritten in orange pencil, paper verso, center right: 50 / 75 / 26 to 13 / [horizontal line] / 26 to 19 ½ / [horizontal line] / DP’S / [horizontal line] / CIANO
Handwritten in blue ink, paper verso, lower right, upside down: 3 [encircled] / 9 [encircled and scribbled through]
Handwritten in pencil, paper verso, lower left: 145 [encircled]
Two copyright/permissions stamps in red ink, paper verso

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 Monica Andrews '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.