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Collage of Tamara Toumanova dancing

Collage of Tamara Toumanova dancing

Cornell, Joseph, 1903-1972

Item Information

Physical Details: Collage : 1 sheet : various media ; 22 x 27 cm.

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!

Creator: Cornell, Joseph, 1903-1972

Forms part of: Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972

Digital ID: 8179