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NYCB Vol. 2 No. 16 - Swan Lake

(5/10) “Violette communicates the plight of this Odette through daringly held poses that impress a state of feeling upon the viewer rather than merely suggesting it.”—Anna Kisselgoff, 1975.

(left) Violette Verdy, 1969

(top middle) Violette Verdy and Conrad Ludlow, 1963

(bottom middle) Violette Verdy, 1961

(right) Violette Verdy, 1968

All photos by Martha Swope

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