Petti Pictures


All enlargeable

Ballerinae of Note


Janet Collins. First Black Prima Ballerina, 1917

From Crinolyn



Markova dancing in Sugar Plum Fairy

Offered and optimized by Sylvia Marie

Anna Pavlova


Interpretative painting of her (artist unidentified) in

Dying swan in Swan Lake

Enhanced by Sylvia Marie       Ballet area

Ballerinae Svetlana Zahkarova (L)

and Maria Doval (R)

From Abby Rhodes



Ballerina Ana Turazashvili an exceptional tutu

Sent by
Abby Rhodes


Tamara Karsavina as Columbine

Sent by Abby Rhodes




Ballerina Vera Zorina sitting on camera dolly, in costume, as husband, choreographer George Balanchine, & cinematographer James Wong Howe stand behind her on set of film On Your Toes (1939).

Offered and optimized by Sylvia Marie



Marianela Nuñez (Princess Aurora)
with The Royal Ballet in "The Sleeping Beauty"

(Hoop tutu)


"An article from Sunday News (3-26-17) tells us about pretty ballerina
Misty Copeland’s new fitness book while giving us a nice poses Pond lovers will approve.

Lots more about Misty (American Ballet Theater) at her site.

From Ken R.



Anastasia Limenko in
"Don Quixote"

From Abby Rhodes

Ballerina area


Ballerina Elena
Alexandrovna Smirnova, Early c20th



From Nancy N., Royal Ballet's Francesca Hayward



Sylvie Guillem, a famous French dancer, now retired from the Paris Opera.

Some really believe she is the only ballerina who can lift her leg so easily and in such an upright position!

She is not only a very beautiful woman, but also a very clever dancer, to wit."



Ekaterina Krysanova performing
in Bolshoi's 'La Esmeralda'
John N. 


Mary Vi and Anna Tikhonirova
of the Bolshoi Ballet

From John N.
Details from Karl K. 


Victorian ballerina
Genée (1878-1970)

From Kristi



Return to Main PettiPictures Page

Return to Homepage