A photograph of Anna Pavlova in costume for Gavotte, on stage posing en pointe, ca. 1926. Signed in full by Pavlova on the mount

ANNA PAVLOVA. PHOTOGRAPH. LUKE, Monte (1885- 1962, active 1920-ca. 1950)


Condition: Very Good

Gelatin silver photograph. 25.5 x 18.5 cm. Mounted and framed in period timber frame. * Edges of photograph silvered, an attractive photograph with good tonality. * Anna Pavlova visited Australia in 1926 and 1929. Both tours were organised by the J.C. Williamson organisation. Monte Luke, who had earlier been a successful stage actor and film-maker, worked as their official photographer. * llustrated on the Monte Luke Studio website. A similar photograph is illustrated in Keith Money Anna Pavlova Her Life and her Art (1982), p. 376. * Collections: Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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ID: 3335 Categories: , Keywords: Pavlova Pawlowa