Friday, August 22, 2014

Arabian Nights and dancing in the moonlight


Hans Zatzka, and Austrian painter
1859 - 1945
www.gildedserpent.com



"And those who were seen dancing 

were thought mad 

by those who could not hear the music."

--- Friedrich Nietzsche



unknown vintage photo dancer


1942 movie poster
www.cartelespeliculas.com



"Everything in the universe
has rhythm.
Everything dances."

 - Maya Angelou


Arabian Nights illustration
www.illustrationart.blogspot.com



Ida Rubinstein and Vaslav Nijinsky in
Scheherazade, 1910



"A filmy veil,

floating gracefully 

around a whirling dancer

is a special

ethereal vision."


- Dahlena



Rita Hayworth as Salome
1953 film
www.nydailynews.com


Sadi, a Dance of the East for Piano
c.1902
courtesy Indiana Music Library, see link to Right


an Ouled-Nail Tribal Dancer
by Georges Jules Victor Clairin




"Beside the fire,

as the wood burns black,

A laughing dancer in veils of light,

Whose dance transforms the darkness

to gold."


- Abu Abd Allah ben Abi-l-Khisal, 
excerpt from The Serpent of the Nile by Buonaventura




Hungarian Arabian Nights
Metropolitan magazine cover by William Andrew Pogany


Salome Fry's Turkish Delight Cigarettes ad
www.johncoulthart.com


1920 ad for Palmolive soap



Dancing 

is like dreaming with your feet.


- Constanze



The Dance, by Guglielmo Zocchi
www.largesizepaintings.blogspot.com


vintage illustration


Imperial Burlesque Company poster
found on vintaga.com



"Dancing with the feet is one thing,
but
dancing with the heart is another."

 - author unknown


Evelyne and Beatrice Kraft, 1944
vintage-spirit.blogspot.com



c.1919
courtesy Indiana Music Libraries, link to the Right


The Tambourine Player
by Hans Zatzka
found on www.bestartpainting.com





Tonight, when the moon is out,

dance a little....




circa early 1900's
www.berkshirefinearts.com



'til next time,

inkspired

c.1914
Ardra Waltzes by Frank M. Witmark
courtesy Indiana Music Libraries, link to the Right


www.inkspired.etsy.com

www.collagepaperpainting.etsy.com

www.inkspiredmusings.blogspot.com

and on pinterest:  K.Kloberdans


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