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Diane Chess
Diane Chess • 2 years ago

Russian ballerina, actress, and muse Ida Rubinstein (1885-1960) in costume for her 1908 debut role as the title character for a single private performance of Oscar Wilde's 'Salomé', in which she stripped nude in the course of the Dance of the Seven Veils.

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