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Portraits that show sitters dancing or in places where dancing takes place. Explore the full list here.

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Berto Pasuka
by Angus McBean
published in Ballet January 1946
NPG P1305

Margot Fonteyn
by Angus McBean
NPG P894

Rudolf Nureyev
by Alan Bergman
NPG x125576

Margot Fonteyn
by Alan Bergman
NPG x125577

Pandit Ram Gopal
by Feliks Topolski
circa 1972
NPG 6812

Akram Khan
by Darvish Fakhr
NPG 6847

Darcey Bussell
by Bryan Adams
7 February 2008
NPG x131969

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