Royal Academy of Dance Acquires Portrait

March 29 2021

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Picture: The Guardian

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Guardian have published a story on news that the Royal Academy of Dance in London have acquired a portrait of Tamara Karsavina, a key dancer behind a revolution in ballet during the twentieth century. The painting by Jacques-Émile Blanche had come up for sale at Christie's last year and was spotted by one of the academy's supporters and former dancers Anya Linden. Fortunately, Linden managed to co-ordinate a fundraising effort amongst wealthy donors and purchased the portrait for the institution.

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