Physical Details: Collage : 1 sheet : various media ; 22 x 27 cm.
Creator: Joseph Cornell (1903-1972), artist
Description: Shows a ballerina (Toumanova) dancing, her legs and costume made out of what looks like a constellation of stars or a mass of snowflakes.
Pencil annotation beneath image: But the snowflakes, hard as diamond butterflies, [?] stopped in mid-air, like a net of stars that no one, not even Tamara can move among!
Forms part of: Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Collage of Tamara Toumanova dancing, between 1940 and 1970. Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 8179
- Toumanova, Tamara