Adolph de Meyer (American, born France, 18681949)
Platinum print; 12 7/8 x 17 1/8 in. (32.7 x 43.5 cm)
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949 (49.55.327)
De Meyer photographed the dancer Nijinsky and other members of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes when L'après-midi d'un faun was presented in Paris in 1912. This photograph, the only nude by de Meyer, most likely portrays one member of the troupe in a costume whose source remains mysterious.