Makarova, Natalia. (b. 1940)
Signed photograph of the Soviet-Russian prima ballerina, considered by the 1981 History of Dance "the finest ballerina of her generation in the West." She has signed and inscribed across the image to Paul McMahon. A clipped biography is mounted on the verso. Fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.7 x 25.5 cm).
From the collection 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.