[Ink:] For Reggie with affectionate thoughts alway Alicia.
Signed photograph. 120 x 95mm. 4¾ x 3¾".
Head portrait of Dame Alicia Markova (1910-2004). She was an English ballerina and choreagrapher, director and teacher of classical ballet. Most noted for her career with Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and touring internationally, she was widely considered to be the greatest classical ballet dancers of the 20th century. She was a founder dancer of the Rambert Dance Company, The Royal Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, and was co-founder and director of the English National Ballet. Photo by Maurice Seymour (1900-1993), a Chicago celebrity photographer from the 1920s through the 1960s, who photographed many of the top stage and film stars of the era as well as a prima ballerinas and famous dancers.
[Ref: 23925] £140.00