Decoration for an Ivory Room; Invocation to the Dance by Dame Ethel Walker

Invocation to Dance reflects the influence of the Russian Ballet, which was in London at the time of it's executiion.


Oil on canvas
107 x 168 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,018 ( Total: £12,075)
Acquired in:

The figure raising his right hand, on the left of the picture has been identified as Nijinsky in his role for 'Scheherazade'.

Venue details

Clifton Park Museum Clifton Lane, Rotherham South Yorkshire S65 2AA 01709 336 633

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