Poster advertising the Harkness Ballet, a company founded by Standard Oil heiress Rebekah Harkness in 1964.
From early in the company's history, with George Skibine as artistic director. The Harness Ballet performed primarily in Europe before opening its own theater in New York, with a company including Alvin Ailey and other avant-garde choreographers. A scarce piece of ephemera from this important troupe.
. Poster measuring 14" x 18.25" approx. mounted on stiff card, likely contemporaneous with original printing, likely for lobby or similar display. Possibly trimmed at lower edge; we've seen versions with venue info below. Printed offset in black and blue. Vertical creases from folding. Corners bumped. Very minor toning. Toning and tape at verso.
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