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Ballerinas and dancers


245 People in group

Sir Frederick Ashton

Sir Frederick Ashton

1904-1988
Founder-choreographer and Director of the Royal Ballet
Sitter in 30 portraits
Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire

1899-1987
Dancer, actor and choreographer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker

1906-1975
American dancer, singer and actress
Sitter in 2 portraits
Darcey Andrea Bussell

Darcey Andrea Bussell

1969-
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 9 portraits
Gaby Deslys (Marie-Elise Gabrielle Caire)

Gaby Deslys (Marie-Elise Gabrielle Caire)

1881-1920
Actress and dancer
Sitter in 59 portraits
Dame Ninette de Valois (Edris Stannus)

Dame Ninette de Valois (Edris Stannus)

1898-2001
Founder and Director of the Royal Ballet; wife of Arthur Blackall Connell
Sitter in 26 portraits
Alesha Dixon

Alesha Dixon

1978-
Musician, dancer and broadcaster
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dame Margot Fonteyn

Dame Margot Fonteyn

1919-1991
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 47 portraits
Sir Robert Murray Helpmann

Sir Robert Murray Helpmann

1909-1986
Ballet dancer, choreographer, actor and producer
Sitter in 15 portraits
Ottilie Ethel ('Tilly') Losch

Ottilie Ethel ('Tilly') Losch

1907-1975
Dancer and actress
Sitter in 20 portraits
Dame Alicia Markova

Dame Alicia Markova

1910-2004
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 35 portraits
Margaret Morris

Margaret Morris

1891-1980
Dancer, teacher, choreographer and painter; wife of Scottish artist John Duncan Fergusson
Sitter in 16 portraits
Vaslav Nijinsky

Vaslav Nijinsky

1889-1950
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Rudolf Hametovich Nureyev

Rudolf Hametovich Nureyev

1938-1993
Ballet dancer and choreographer
Sitter in 8 portraits
Anna Pavlova

Anna Pavlova

1881-1931
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 31 portraits
Dame Marie Rambert (Dame Marie Dukes)

Dame Marie Rambert (Dame Marie Dukes)

1888-1982
Founder and director of Ballet Rambert, lecturer and teacher
Sitter in 11 portraits
Gabrielle Ray (Gabrielle Elizabeth Clifford Cook)

Gabrielle Ray (Gabrielle Elizabeth Clifford Cook)

1883-1973
Actress and dancer
Sitter in 204 portraits
Moira Shearer (Lady Kennedy)

Moira Shearer (Lady Kennedy)

1926-2006
Ballet dancer, actress and writer
Sitter in 11 portraits
Wayne Sleep

Wayne Sleep

1948-
Dancer, actor and choreographer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Carlos Acosta

Carlos Acosta

1973-
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 1 portrait