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Collage of Tamara Toumanova dancing, between 1940 and 1970, from the Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972

Collage of Tamara Toumanova dancing, between 1940 and 1970

Cornell, Joseph, 1903-1972

Item Information

Title: Collage of Tamara Toumanova dancing

Date: between 1940 and 1970

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

Description: Collage shows Tamara Toumanova dancing, her legs and costume made out of what looks like a constellation of stars or a mass of snowflakes.

Inscription (handwritten) 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

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