French Photographer, (20th century); French. Medium: black and white photograph. Date: 20th Century. Dame Ninette de Valois (1898-2001) Irish born ballet dancer; she founded The Royal Ballet, the Birmingham Royal Ballet and the Royal Ballet School; in her early career she performed for the Ballets Russes, the photograph may be from that time; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.