Ninette de Valois

1 portrait of Ninette de Valois

Ninette de Valois, by Gordon Anthony, 1937 - NPG x44790 - © reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

© reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

Ninette de Valois

by Gordon Anthony
bromide print, 1937
19 3/8 in. x 14 7/8 in. (493 mm x 377 mm)
Purchased, 1988
Photographs Collection
NPG x44790


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Artistback to top

  • Gordon Anthony (1902-1989), Photographer. Artist of 112 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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The background of this photograph makes reference to the ballet Checkmate, which premiered at Sadler's Wells in October 1937, with libretto and music by Arthur Bliss and designs by Edward McKnight Kauffer. The photographer Gordon Anthony was de Valois's brother.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Faces of the Century, 1999 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 22 October 1999 to 30 January 2000), p. 211

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