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Ruth St. Denis (swishing skirt)

John Lindquist (American, about 1890–1980)


Dimensions

Image: 34.13 x 25.72 cm (13 7/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.924

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Ruth St. Denis, American, 1878?-1968, dancer, teacher, and choreographer

Inscription

Inscribed on verso at bottom in black ink: "Performance picture of "Natcht" 1955/Rush St. Danis". Stamped on verso, below in red ink: "John Lindquist/198 Dartmouth Street/Boston, Mass."

Provenance

Beatrice Achorn; gift to MFA December 1986.

Credit Line

Gift of Beatrice Achorn