Ruth St Denis


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.


Radha (1904).

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

4 thoughts on “Ruth St Denis”

  1. gorgeous!

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

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