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Ruth St Denis

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The Peacock (no date).

Dancer Ruth St Denis (1879–1968) strikes Art Nouveau poses in the New York Public Library’s Denishawn Collection, now at Flickr.

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Radha (1904).

Previously on { feuilleton }
Peacocks
Rene Beauclair
Elizabetes Iela 10b, Riga
The Maison Lavirotte
Whistler’s Peacock Room
Beardsley’s Salomé
The art of Hernan Gimenez
Images of Nijinsky

 


 

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4 comments or trackbacks

  1. #1 posted by mr.kenneth

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    gorgeous!

    the top pose + attitude is reminiscent of Gloria Swanson’s descent down the stairwell during the final scene in “Sunset Boulevard”

  2. #2 posted by John

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    She’s definitely ready for her close-up.

  3. #3 posted by Nathalie (Spacedlaw)

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    Weee! More copyright free archive pictures to play with for my Word of the Day things!
    Some great stuff there. Thanks for the link.

  4. #4 posted by Thombeau

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    She was fabulous. And what a great link!

 




 

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