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  • [Dance Study], ca. 1912
    Adolph de Meyer (American, born France, 1868–1949)
    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.

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  • [Dance Study], ca. 1912
    Adolph de Meyer (American, born France, 1868–1949)
    Platinum print; 12 7/8 x 17 1/8 in. (32.7 x 43.5 cm)
    Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949 (49.55.327)

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