Sent M’Ahesa

Sent M’Ahesa egiptuse ajaloost inspireeritud tantsu esitamas. Foto: Rahvusarhiiv. | Saint M’Ahesa performing a dance inspired by Egyptian history. Photo: National Archives. | src Tantsukirjad Berliinist

Egyptian prayer, 1920s

Nikolai Ivanovich Svishtov aka Nikolai Svishtov-Paola :: Egyptian prayer (A. Shapovalova), early 1920s. Original photographic print. Catalogue of the second “Art of Movement” exhibition, 1926, nº 299. RGALI. | src Nicoletta Misler’s The Russian Art of Movement

Nude Walking Like an Egyptian, 1917

Karl F. Struss :: Nude Walking Like an Egyptian, 1917. This figural study belongs to The Female Figure, a portfolio of nude studies that Struss published for artists to use. He employed three painters to consult on the poses, which were executed by models and dancers. | src Cleveland Museum of Art

Ida Rubinstein as Cleopatra

Mme. Ida Rubinstein dans le rôle de Cléopâtre. Photo Bert. Collection des plus beaux numéros de “Comœdia illustré” et des programmes consacrés aux ballets et galas russes depuis le début à Paris, 1909-1921. | src BnF