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Isadora Duncan at the Portal of the Parthenon

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Isadora Duncan at the Portal of the Parthenon

1921 (printed ca. 1950)
20th century
245 x 193 mm (9.6 x 7.6 in.)

Edward Jean Steichen, American, (1879–1973)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Edward Steichen; acquired from the artist in the early 1950s by an unidentified neighbor in Woodstock, Vermont, together with a group of other photographs "from Captain Steichen." This photograph was purchased from Steichen's neighbor by Marcuse Pfeiffer Gallery, New York, NY, from which it was acquired by Einstein.
Bibliography: Steichen, A Life in Photography (New York: Doubleday & Company, 1963), plate 86 and reference chapter 6 (unpaginated).
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds and purchase funds, 1986
Accession Number: 1986.34.1

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  • dance - Performing art form realized in rhythmic movement, creating visual designs by a series of poses and tracing of patterns through space in the course of measured units of time. [November 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added.]
  • dancers - Use for those who engage in the activity of dancing or who practice the art of dance, especially as a profession. [November 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added. November 1992 alternate term added.]
  • female portraits
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m

  • image Dimensions: 245 x 193 mm (9.6 x 7.6 in.)

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