Lot 144: Collection of (81) black-and-white camera negatives of Tanaquil LeClercq by Milton Greene.Platinum House
July 27, 2013
Calabasas Hills, CA, USALive Auction
Collection of (81) black-and-white camera negatives of Tanaquil LeClercq by Milton Greene. Collection of black-and-white 2.25 x 2.25 in. camera negatives (81) on Kodak safety film, with contact sheets (27) and later prints (9), of Tanaquil LeClercq (1929-2000) for Life by Milton Greene, from the Estate of Milton Greene; dated 1-1-51. LeClercq was principal dancer with New York City Ballet and fourth and last wife of George Balanchine who choreographed a ballet for her when she was 15 for polio charity: she contracted polio in 1956 later ending her dancing career paralyzing her from the waist down. Offered with copyrights.