Colored photo of Anna Pavlova, costume by Leon Bakst for Swan Lake, 1905

Colored photo of Anna Pavlova, costume by Leon Bakst for Swan Lake, 1905

Anna Pavlovna (Matveyevna) Pavlova  February 12 [O.S. January 31] 1881 – January 23, 1931) was a Russian prima ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. She was a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev. Pavlova is most recognized for the creation of the role The Dying Swan and, with her own company, became the first ballerina to tour ballet around the world.

Anna Pavlovna (Matveyevna) Pavlova February 12 [O.S. January 31] 1881 – January 23, 1931) was a Russian prima ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. She was a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev. Pavlova is most recognized for the creation of the role The Dying Swan and, with her own company, became the first ballerina to tour ballet around the world.

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labelleotero: Anna Pavlova in a beautiful costume for a Russian dance.

Charlie Chaplin and prima ballerina Anna Pavlova circa 1922

Charlie Chaplin and prima ballerina Anna Pavlova circa 1922

Anna Pavlova and Michael Mordkin performing the Russian Dance (1909). Foulsham & Banfield. Published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd. National Portrait Gallery.  Mordkin joined Diaghilev for the 1909 Paris season as a leading dancer, ranking above Nijinsky. On the opening night of Ballets Russes in Paris, Mordkin danced the leading role in Michael Fokine’s Le Pavillon d'Armide. After the first season, he remained in Paris to dance with Anna Pavlova going on to form his own company, All Star…

Anna Pavlova and Michael Mordkin performing the Russian Dance (1909). Foulsham & Banfield. Published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd. National Portrait Gallery. Mordkin joined Diaghilev for the 1909 Paris season as a leading dancer, ranking above Nijinsky. On the opening night of Ballets Russes in Paris, Mordkin danced the leading role in Michael Fokine’s Le Pavillon d'Armide. After the first season, he remained in Paris to dance with Anna Pavlova going on to form his own company, All Star…

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The Irish legend of the Children of Lir is about a stepmother transforming her children into swans for 900 years. In the legend The Wooing of Etain, the king of the Sidhe (subterranean-dwelling, supernatural beings) transforms himself and the most beautiful woman in Ireland, Etain, into swans to escape from the king of Ireland and Ireland's armies. The swan has recently been depicted on an Irish commemorative coin (Photo:  Anna Pavolova)

The Irish legend of the Children of Lir is about a stepmother transforming her children into swans for 900 years. In the legend The Wooing of Etain, the king of the Sidhe (subterranean-dwelling, supernatural beings) transforms himself and the most beautiful woman in Ireland, Etain, into swans to escape from the king of Ireland and Ireland's armies. The swan has recently been depicted on an Irish commemorative coin (Photo: Anna Pavolova)

Anna Pavlova at the Castello di Vigoleno, 1925. Photo: Studio fotografico Moreschi.

Anna Pavlova at the Castello di Vigoleno, 1925. Photo: Studio fotografico Moreschi.

Anna Pavlova as Giselle - 1924 - London  Laura Johnson via Kinsey Novak onto dance

Anna Pavlova as Giselle - 1924 - London Laura Johnson via Kinsey Novak onto dance

Anna Pavlova (1881-1931) was a Russian Empire ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. She is widely regarded as one of the finest classical ballet dancers in history and was most noted as a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev. Pavlova is most recognized for the creation of the role The Dying Swan and, with her own company, became the first ballerina to tour ballet around the world.

Anna Pavlova (1881-1931) was a Russian Empire ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. She is widely regarded as one of the finest classical ballet dancers in history and was most noted as a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev. Pavlova is most recognized for the creation of the role The Dying Swan and, with her own company, became the first ballerina to tour ballet around the world.

Anna Pavlova - John Lavery.  On my Board "Dance in Art". Irit Volgel

Anna Pavlova - John Lavery. On my Board "Dance in Art". Irit Volgel

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Anna Pavlova (Russian: А́нна Па́влова; February 12 [O.S. January 31] 1881 – January 23, 1931) was a Russian Empire ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th century.

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Anna Pavlova (Russian: А́нна Па́влова; February 12 [O.S. January 31] 1881 – January 23, 1931) was a Russian Empire ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th century.

Anna Pavlova traveled world-wide. while in China she mastered 37 pirouettes on the back of a MOVING ELEPHANT -  seated on an elephant during her tour of India, 1923

Anna Pavlova traveled world-wide. while in China she mastered 37 pirouettes on the back of a MOVING ELEPHANT - seated on an elephant during her tour of India, 1923

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