Dance study by de Meyer

Adolf de Meyer :: [Dance study], ca. 1912. Platinum print | source The Metropolitan Museum of Art via wikimedia commons

It has been suggested that this photograph, the only [known] nude by de Meyer, has some connection to the Ballets Russes, but the nature of that link remains mysterious. The image vibrates with an uneasy erotic tension, a product of the figure’s exposed torso, startled body language, and disguised identity. (quoted from The Met)

image in higher resolution thanks to wikimedia commons

The duplication of images is due to errors in the process of importing files from tumblr (the images were not loaded in hi-res): tumblr post, here

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