New York: December 11, 1951.
Gelatin silver print. Half-length, seated before Van Vechten's studio backdrop. 1 vols. 35 x 22.2 cm. (13-7/8 x 8-3/4 inches). Atelier stamp on rear, with pencil notes giving the date of the session, subject of the photo, and Van Vechten's id number ("I.jj.2") Item #220935
Fine portrait of the 24-year-old soprano, while a student at Julliard, and on the verge of operatic stardom. She appeared that year in a revival of Four Saints in Three Acts, by Virgil Thomson; in the following year she toured as Bess in the legendary revival of Gershwin's PORGY AND BESS, opposite William Warfield.
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