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ELENA ALEXANDROVNA JANSON-MANIZER (1890-1971) Natalia Dudinskaya as ‘Princess Aurora’ in the ballet ‘Sleeping Beauty’ by Tchaikovsky, circa 1938

signed in Cyrillic ‘Balerina / Avtor Yanson Manizer / Lenizo’ (at the base) bronze, patina H. 41 cm executed circa 1938 Elena Yanson-Manizer was the 20th century's leading sculptor of the Soviet ballet. She was a wife of Soviet sculptor Matvey Manizer.