Portrait of Andre Eglevsky in "A La Francaix"



George Platt Lynes, American, 1907-1955


Portrait of Andre Eglevsky in "A La Francaix"






Gelatin silver print
11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)

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Like Jerome Robbins and others, Eglevsky came to NYCB from the Ballet Theater. This particular ballet, its title punning on the composer's name, was humorous in style, with Eglevsky dancing the part of a flirtatious tennis player.

Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Serenade for Small Orchestra by Jean Francaix
Premiere: September 11, 1951, New York City Ballet, City Center of Music and Drama, New York

Photographer's studio stamp on print verso

Credit Line

Gift of Linda Hyman


The Atmosphere of Performance: Ballet Photographs by George Platt Lynes, Michael C. Carlos Museum, February 1 - June 1, 2003
MCCM Newsletter, September - November 2002.


© Estate of George Platt Lynes. Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University. Photo by Bruce M. White, 2008.
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George Platt Lynes, American, 1907-1955, “Portrait of Andre Eglevsky in "A La Francaix",” Michael C. Carlos Museum Collections Online, accessed September 18, 2020, http://carlos.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/8028.

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