George Platt Lynes (American, 1907–1955).Tanaquil Le Clercq and Jerome Robbins in "Bourée Fantastique," 1949. printed ca. 1953. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York. Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1986 (1986.1110.12)

Tanaquil Le Clercq & Jerome Robbins in "Bourée Fantastique," printed ca. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1986 ~ Photo by George Platt Lynes ( American

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858). Maiko Beach, Harima Province, from the series Views of Famous Places in the Sixty-Odd Provinces, ca. 1853. Japan. Edo period (1615–1868). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936 (JP2509)

Utagawa Hiroshige - Maiko Beach, Harima Province, ca. 1853 - from the series Views of Famous Places in the Sixty-Odd Provinces - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The Seated Clowness (Mademoiselle Cha-u-Kao), 1896  Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864–1901)  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Seated Clowness (Mademoiselle Cha-u-Kao), 1896 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, Lithograph printed in five colors. Her frank pose and almost weary expression suggest we are glimpsing the person behind the persona.

"The Dancing Class," Edgar Degas, ca. 1870, oil on wood, 7 3/4 x 10 5/8", The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Dance Class - Edgar Degas Completion Date: 1871 Style: Impressionism Genre: genre painting Technique: oil Material: panel Gallery: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764). Sidrophel Examining the Kite Through His Telescope (Seventeen Small Illustrations for Samuel Butler's Hudibras, no. 10), 1721-26. Etching and Engraving. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932 (32.35 (108)). #CosmicWonders #MetonPaper100

William Hogarth (British, London Sidrophel Examining the Kite Through His Telescope (Seventeen Small Illustrations for Samuel Butler's Hudibras, no. Etching and Engraving. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Crozier Head with Saint Michael Slaying the Dragon Date: ca. 1220–30 Geography: Made in Limoges, France Culture: French Medium: Copper: formed, engraved, chased, scraped, stippled, and gilt; champlevé enamel: medium blue, turquoise, green (on the replaced lower shaft), yellow, red, and white Dimensions: Overall: 12 5/8 x 6 3/8 x 3 1/16 in. (32.1 x 16.2 x 7.7 cm)

Limoges - France - ca. Enamels-champlevé - Metropolitan Museum of Art - NY A French enamelled-copper crozier head, portraying Saint Michael slaying the dragon with his sword attribute. Metropolitan Museum of Art

Maria Tallchief, of the Osage tribe from Oklahoma she was the first truly virtuosic American ballerina. She performed with the New York City Ballet and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo among her many achievements.

Maria Tallchief, of the Osage tribe from Oklahoma she was the first truly virtuosic American ballerina. She performed with the New York City Ballet and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo among her many achievements.

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