Danilova, Alexandra. (1903–1997)
Signed Candid Photograph
Candid photograph of the legendary prima ballerina, who has signed her name in black fountain pen ink to the lower right corner of the image. Deckled edges, in very fine condition. 3.25 x 4.5 inches (8.2 x 11.4 cm.).
From the library of Paul McMahon, a critic, photographer and artist who worked for more than 13 years touring with Marlene Dietrich as the icon’s stage manager, announcer, dresser, secretary and escort, and later spent 25 years as an arts and entertainment reviewer and photographer with Gay Community News, Esplanade, Tommy’s Connection, The Mirror, Bay Windows and other publications.