"Leading Lady" by Zoe Mozert c 1950s

Illustration by Alberto Vargas, 1944

“Swans” by Eugene Umnov, 1963 (via)

theladybadass:

1917 Russian film, The Dying Swan

spectredelarose:

Ballerina Madeleine Parker in her dressing room, 1929

Hannes Kilian, photo of Swan lake, choreography John Cranko, Stuttgart Ballet, 1972. Cibachrome. Via Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Germany.

Illustration by Joe De Mers, 1948

Dancers from the First American Negro Ballet founded in 1937( via)

mistermadam:

Ballet and the Revue - Paintings by Everett Shinn

spectredelarose:

16 year old Helene Denizon photographed by Nickolas Muray (via)

mistermadam:

 Edgar Degas