Dupain, Max, 1911-1992.
Max Dupain's dancers [picture] / Max Dupain.
22 photographs : gelatin silver on fibre-based paper ; 49.8 x 39.7 cm. or smaller.
Portraits of members of the Ballets Russes companies which visited Australia between 1936 and 1940: Tamara Toumanova; Serge Lifar; Colonel de Basil; Irina Baronova; Helene Kirsova; Sono Osato; David Lichine; Ludmilla Lvova; Sonia Orlova; Tamara Grigorieva; Paul Petrov; Valentina Blinova; Valentin Froman; Tamara Tchinarova; Igor Youskevitch. Also portraits of members of the Kirsova Ballet: Rachel Cameron; Henry Legerton; Strelsa Heckelman; and portraits of members of the Bodenwieser Ballet: Emmy Towsey, Evelyn Ippen; Bettina Vernon; Shona Dunlop.
The photos in this collection were printed by Dupain from his collection of negatives. Dupain signed them and dated them 1938 although in fact the images span the period 1936 to c. 1942 and were printed in 1990 for the exhibition, Max Dupain's Dancers.
Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-an751818.
- Covent Garden Russian Ballet -- Photographs.
- Original Ballet Russe -- Photographs.
- Ballet dancers -- Portraits.
- Ballet -- Australia.
- Ballets Russes in Australia.
- PIC P41-P61, P105 LOC Q33B *