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    • Portrait of a Man

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • Early twentieth century black and white photographic print of a portrait of a man in a suit and a black beret.
    • Black-and-white photography; Portrait photography; Men; Men's clothing; Berets; Photography-California
    • Unsei

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • Early twentieth century black and white photograph of a Japanese Unsei, dancer of ancient Japanese sword dances and magician. Unsei trnaslates from Japanese as Luck.
    • Black-and-white photography; Photography-California; Platinum print; Costume-Japan; Pictorialism (Photography movement); Swords
    • Ruth St. Denis on movie set

    • Anonymous
    • Photograph of Ruth St. Denis with other men and women on a film set. The stage is set to resemble a Middle Eastern bazaar.
    • St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; Motion pictures-Setting and scenery
    • Ruth St. Denis in "The Incense"

    • Anonymous
    • Photographic postcard of Ruth St. Denis. "The Incense" was an alluring piece that combined a series of slow, rhythmic steps with mesmerizingly fast arm movements. Though St. Denis entered bearing an incense try, as pictured here, she proceeded to...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Women; Postcards
    • The City of Ambition

    • Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946
    • Hazy image in greyscale tones of the City of New York, with skyscrapers and the river. Photogravure printed in Camera Work, volume 36.
    • Black-and-white photography; Photogravure; Cityscape photography; New York (N. Y.); Pictorialism (Photography movement); Urban life
    • Ruth St. Denis in "Lakme"

    • Anonymous
    • Photographic postcard of the dancer Ruth St. Denis, wearing an elaborate costume.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; Postcards; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • Anonymous
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis in an elaborate costume.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume
    • Ruth St. Denis (In Geisha Dress)

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • Ruth St. Denis in costume for a Japanese Dance of the Genroku Period. Though this image seems to be staged rather than taken from an actual performance, St. Denis did have a number of dances in which she wore Japanese Geisha costumes. The most...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Kimonos; Photography-California
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • Motoyoshi, H. T.
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Women
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • White, E.
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis, wearing an elaborate costume.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis, wearing an elaborate costume. One in a series of photographs of St. Denis taken by Weston, this image presents her as a delicate and picturesque icon. Weston's work before 1920 often features both a soft...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Photography-California
    • The Pine Sprite

    • Brigman, Anne
    • Side view of a nude woman seated in the branches of a tree.
    • Pine; Female nude in art; Nudes (representations); Platinum print; Trees in art; Women photographers; Photography-California; California-Pictorial works; Pictorialism (Photography movement)
    • Miss St. Denis and Pupils

    • Kales, Arthur
    • At her country home, in Eagle Rock, California. Ruth St. Denis and girls on a lawn wearing dance costume.
    • Dance costume; Ballet-Costume; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Vintage silver print; Photography-California; Portrait photography; Women; Girls; Group portraits
    • Two Nudes (Marion Morgan Dancers?)

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958; Mather, Margrethe, 1885-1952
    • Two nude women, possibly Marion Morgan Dancers, lounge on an over-sized concrete bench outdoors. One woman has a light swath of cloth across her lower torso and holds a mirror or fan.
    • Figure Study; Female nude in art; Photography of the nude; Women; Photography-California; Women photographers; Platinum print
    • The Source

    • Brigman, Anne
    • Woman kneeling in landscape pouring water from a vessel onto the ground.
    • Female nude in art; Nudes (Representations); Platinum print; Jar; Women photographers; Photography-California; Pictorialism (Photography movement)
    • Ruth St. Denis as The Yogi

    • Photography Studio, Veritas
    • Portrait of dancer Ruth St. Denis, wearing an elaborate costume. Created during St. Denis' European tour of 1908, "The Yogi" was a solo composition that incorporated yoga exercises in its reflection of Indian spirituality. The dance required rigid...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume
    • Ruth St. Denis in "The Cobras"

    • Anonymous
    • Portrait postcard of Ruth St. Denis in costume for "The Cobras."
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; Postcards; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume
    • Venice Staircase

    • Anonymous
    • Scene of a quiet corner in Venice, Italy. An exterior staircase rises up to the second story of a building. Several people are present.
    • Architectural photography; Cityscapes (representations); Cityscape photography; Gelatin silver print
    • Ruth St. Denis in Rahda

    • Anonymous
    • Image of Ruth St. Denis in character. One of St. Denis' earliest dance creations, "Radha" was first performed privately for a group of society patronesses in 1905. With their enthusiastic support, St. Denis was catapulted into society circles,...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume
    • The Soul of the Blasted Pine

    • Brigman, Anne
    • Nude woman standing in the crevice of a petrified tree trunk.
    • Female nude in art; Pine; Nudes (Representations); Gelatin silver print; Trees in art; Women photographers; Photography-California; California-Pictorial works; Pictorialism (Photography movement)

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