Boris Chaliapine's ballet portraits

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Boris Chaliapine's ballet portraits
Goldsborough, Laird (Cinematographer)
Shali︠a︡pin, Boris, 1904-1979 (Artist)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940 - 1949 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1366
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1013 (former)
Shali︠a︡pin, Boris, 1904-1979
Baronova, Irina
Moulin, Geneviève
Orloff, Nicholas
Leskova, Tatiana, 1922-
Lazowsky, Yurek
Panaieff, Michel
Verchinina, Nina
Toumanova, Tamara, 1919-1996
Riabouchinska, Tatiana
Lichine, David
Volkova, Anna
Shvetzov, Igorʹ Aleksandrovich, 1904-1982
Petroff, Paul
Razoumova, Galina
Basil, W. de
Rostoff, Dimitri
Chamié, Tatiana
Zorina, Vera
Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986
Nemchinova, Vera
Oboukhoff, Anatole
Ballets russes de Monte Carlo
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Filmed dance
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Digital Betacam) (18 min.) : silent, color ; 1/2 in.
Boris Chaliapine painting in his studio, shots of his portraits of ballet personalities (mostly associated with the Original Ballet Russe) and informal shots of several of his subjects, in conversation, posing or dancing. Among the subjects depicted are Irina Baronova (informal shots), Genevieve Moulin (informal shots), Nicholas Orloff, Tatiana Leskova, Yura Lazovsky, Michel Panaieff, Nina Verchinina, Tamara Toumanova, Tatiana Riabouchinska, David Lichine, Anna Volkova, Igor Schwezoff, Paul Petroff, Galina Razoumova, Col. W. de Basil, Dimitri Rostoff, Tatiana Chamié, Vera Zorina, Lucia Chase, Vera Nemchinova (informal shots) and Anatole Oboukhoff. The portrait bust of Chaliapine's father, the singer Feodor, is twice seen in the film.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737034443-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12147313
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 584d36c0-645f-0132-5624-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1940: Created (Approximate)
  • 2024: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Boris Chaliapine's ballet portraits" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940 - 1949.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Boris Chaliapine's ballet portraits" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 28, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1940 - 1949). Boris Chaliapine's ballet portraits Retrieved from

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Boris Chaliapine's ballet portraits