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Anna Pavlova (1881-1931)

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Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Title:
Anna Pavlova (1881-1931)
Date: 
1924
Medium: 
Brown flesh tone painted plaster with wooden base
Classification: 
Collections: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 3/4 x 20 x 10 1/2 in. ( 65.4 x 50.8 x 26.7 cm )
Description: 
Portrait bust
Date End: 
1 924
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Object Number: 
1952.45
Gallery Label: 
Pavlova, the famous Russian dancer, was born in St. Petersburg and studied at the Imperial Ballet School there. She toured America for the first time in 1910, by which date she had formed her own company, choosing as her first partner the brilliant Mikhail Mordkin who was succeeded by Adolph Bolm and others. Her most famous role was "The Dying Swan," choreographed for her by Michel Fokine.
Date Begin: 
1924
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group