8 of 8 portraits of Rudolf Nureyev
by Jane Bown
gelatin silver print, 1964
14 1/2 in. x 14 in. (368 mm x 355 mm) image size
Given by Jane Bown and The Observer, 2009
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- Rudolf Hametovich Nureyev (1938-1993), Ballet dancer and choreographer. Sitter in 8 portraits.
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- Jane Bown (1925-2014), Photographer. Artist associated with 72 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
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This portrait of Nureyev, taken during rehearsals for Kenneth MacMillan's ballet Images of Love, was first printed for the book Exposures. Variant pose published in the Observer, 29 March 1964.
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- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, London (rehearsal for 'Images of Love', Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London)