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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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IDEAS for draping veil 1920s-1930s

Blanche Walsh. Star of theater of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, born in New York, USA) wins without doubt one of his greatest triumphs on Broadway in 1903 with "Resurrection" after Tolstoy . In 1912, she was the star of a film adaptation of "Resurrection," in which she reprises her role of Katusha , peasant girl seduced and abandoned by a prince. In 1915, she died prematurely as a result of an operation

Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils is also thought to have originated with the myth of the fertility goddess Ishtar (Astarte) of Assyrian and Babylonian religion.

"Dançar a vida é pois, colocar-se no coração das coisas, no ponto de irrupção do futuro que está nascendo, e participar de sua invenção" (Garaudy)

Alexandra Danilova 1903 - 1997 Mariinsky Ballet, Ballets Russes, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo