Lot 307: Georgia Graves. 1928
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) Size: 45 1/8 x 61 in./114.6 x 154.7 cm Atelier Paul Colin, Paris Trained by Ernest Belcher in Los Angeles, Georgia Graves quickly became one of the more celebrated dancers in the Western World. This poster was created for her performance at the Folies-Bergère, during which she combined both dance and acrobatics to create wildly exuberant routines. She frequently utilized giant balls (bubbles), oversized fans, and other large-scale props, creating a half-burlesque, half-circus performance. (dance)
Condition Report: B/ Slight tears at folds.
Dimensions: 45 1/8 x 61 in./114.6 x 154.7 cm
Artist or Maker: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986)