Violent Waves
Photograph

Ernst Haas

Maker
American, b. Austria, 1921–1986

Violent Waves

From Noah Floods TV


1962
Gelatin silver print
Image: 24 × 17 cm (9 7/16 × 6 11/16 in.)
Paper: 25.4 × 20.2 cm (10 × 7 15/16 in.)
Gift of Time-Life Books
1968.0184.0269
Inscriptions verso (typed label): (Noah) 6/62 5) VIOLENT WAVES: the waters of the Flood are danced by / New York City ballerinas clad head to toe in striped leotards and / siren-style wigs. Here three waves await their cue. / Credit: Ernst Haas c 1962 MAGNUM Photos
verso (pencil): 5
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