Isadora Duncan

Isadora Duncan

1908

Abraham Walkowitz

(American, 1880-1965)

Pen and black ink

Support: Cream(3) wove paper

Sheet: 31.8 x 15.1 cm (12 1/2 x 5 15/16 in.)

Gift of Zabriskie Gallery 1993.66

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Isadora Duncan broke with the conventions of formal ballet, and danced barefoot, with free, sweeping movements. To artists such as Walkowitz she symbolized the primitive spirit which was shattering to the stiff conventions of the Victorian era.

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