Le Danseur Benglia / The Dancer Benglia

Object Details

Title:

Le Danseur Benglia / The Dancer Benglia

Artist/Maker:

Albert Rudomine (French, born Russia, 1892 - 1975)

Culture:

French

Date:

1921

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

84.XM.908.8

Dimensions:

29.8 × 23.7 cm (11 3/4 × 9 3/8 in.)

Copyright:

Status undetermined

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Albert Rudomine was particularly interested in portraiture and the study of the human body--the latter a standard preoccupation among dance photographers. Here he examined the nude male form, evoking ancient sculpture and the classical reverence for the ideal beauty of the male body.

Exhibitions
Dance in Photography (February 2 to March 28, 1999)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), February 2 to March 28, 1999