prima dancer

Natalia Makarova in 1989 are signing some autographs to Vaganova’s students. On the left a young Diana Vishneva. Thanks Diana to post it!

Léon Comerre (1850-1916)
“Portrait Of The Ballerina Rosita Mauri”
Oil on canvas

Rosita Mauri was a dancer and ballet teacher of Catalan origin. A prima ballerina of international reputation, she was depicted frequently by artists, sculptors and photographers and was also the subject of several poetic tributes.