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In 1939 Eve Guthrie painted this watercolour of Léonide Massine in Le Beau Danube as 'one of the most famous moments in ballet- The Hussar Remembers,the opening chords of the waltz begin'. It was reproduced as an illustration for Pictures from the Ballet, published by Robert Grant and Son Ltd,Edinburgh 1945.
Eve M.S.Guthrie was an artist who specialised in ballet subjects. She would travel from her home in Birkenhead,Cheshire,to watch the performances of the dancers,Léonide Massine, Alexandra Danilova and Serge Lifar. She also illustrated the Lorna Hill 'Wells' series of ballet books.
The Medici Society,26 Thurloe Street,South Kensington,London,S.W.7. "Exhibition of Watercolour Sketches of the Russian Ballet by Eve M.S.Guthrie".September 7th-20th,1938.
The Medici Society,26 Thurloe Street,South Kensington,London. " Exhibition of Watercolour Sketches of the Russian Ballet by Eve M.S.Guthrie". July 13th-26th,1939.
The Lady Lever Art Gallery,Port Sunlight,Cheshire.December 2nd 1939 - January 5th,1940.
21 Station Square,Harrogate,"Exhibition of Watercolour Sketches of The Russian (and Sadlers Wells) Ballet". June 25th-July 8th,1945.
|Height||13.75 inch||(34.92 cm)|
|Width||9.50 inch||(24.13 cm)|