267

[DANCE] -- [AILEY, Alvin (1931-1989)]. LINDQUIST, John, photographer. A group 54 photographs of African American performers and dance pieces, including:

Silver gelatin photographic stills of dancers, most performing at the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Beckett, Massachusetts, ca 1958-1980. Almost all of the photos are by John Lindquist who was staff photographer at the acclaimed dance festival from 1938-1980, and many of the images are stamped with his imprimatur. Photographs include Alvin Ailey at Jacob's Pillow, 1958 (7) -- Alvin Ailey & Co. at Jacob's Pillow, including Carmen de Lavallade and James Truitte, 1958 (14) -- Charles Moore (8) -- Donald McKayle & Co. performing Rainbow Round My Shoulder (2) -- Miscellaneous dancers, including Pearl Primus, Billy Wilson, Clay Taliaferro, and Jean-Léon Destiné (12) -- Studies of Alvin McDuffie at Jacob's Pillow by Stephen Driscoll, successor to John Lindquist (9, each 3 1/4 x 4 3/8 in.). Together, 54 photographs, 8 x 10 in. or smaller. Condition generally very good, with corner/edge wear to some prints. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Internet Bidding
 

Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us
 

SHIPPING & PICKUPS 

Cowan’s Cincinnati Office offers an in-house, full-service shipping department which is unparalleled in the auction industry. Shipping costs are provided with your finalized invoice 24-48 hours after auction. For furniture and oversized items, we recommend using third-party services. For more information, click HERE or contact cowansshipping@hindmanauctions.com.  

NOTE: All pickups and preview are by appointment only. To make an appointment, please call 513-871-1670 or email cincinnati@hindmanauctions.com