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A Ballets Russes’ treasure finds a new home at the State Library of New South Wales

Jean Hoyer, (front), Valentin Froman (centre), Igor Youskevitch (shading his eyes)

Just when it seemed there could be no more treasures to be unearthed from de Basil’s Ballets Russes’ tours of

Baronova painting uncovered at the State Library of NSW

"The Dancer", portrait oil painting of Irina Baronova in costume for Swan Lake, ca. 1939 / Virgil Reilly, Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW, ML 1309

At the State Library of New South Wales a new ballet treasure has come to light – a very large

Bronislava Nijinska – “downright difficult and determined”

Bronislava Nijinska (?)

To be the sister of Vaslav Nijinsky would be a difficult role, firstly because of his immense fame and secondly