academie: Pinkie Hold (was Palming)
lindahl at pbm.com
Wed Nov 21 13:17:33 PST 2001
On Wed, Nov 21, 2001 at 08:47:26PM +0000, Miriam Robinson Gould wrote:
> Speaking of period paintings... the cover of the Ebreo book shows three
> dancers holding pinkies at shoulder level, with elbows bent (so the arms are
> in a "V" shape). The picture is identified as being an illustrating of 15th
> C dance. Does anyone know how common this hold is?
Very rare; I haven't seen it elsewhere.
This is the woodcut that's redrawn on the cover of Joy and Jealousy.
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